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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 7%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 06:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 29' South, Longitude: 49° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.20 meters/second, 1613.5 km/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.71 miwest0° 00' 12.5"0.24 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 35.6"1002.47 miwest0° 12' 36.7"14.44 misouth1002.56 mi
24 hours12° 23' 25.6"857.03 mieast5° 03' 21.0"347.39 misouth923.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuSat 9:28 AM576 km358 miles311 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaSat 10:28 AM772 km480 miles417 nmSoutheast SE
KismayoSat 9:28 AM815 km507 miles440 nmWest W
GalkayoSat 9:28 AM846 km526 miles457 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Dar es SalaamSat 9:28 AM1368 km850 miles739 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniSat 9:28 AM1439 km894 miles777 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NairobiSat 9:28 AM1455 km904 miles786 nmWest W
DjiboutiSat 9:28 AM1528 km949 miles825 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdenSat 9:28 AM1567 km974 miles846 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Addis AbabaSat 9:28 AM1619 km1006 miles874 nmNorthwest NW

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