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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: 2%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 07:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 45' South, Longitude: 47° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.31 meters/second, 1603.1 km/hour, 996.1 miles/hour or 865.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.60 miwest0° 00' 12.4"0.24 misouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 28' 16.8"996.03 miwest0° 12' 30.4"14.33 misouth995.95 mi
24 hours12° 58' 54.0"893.51 mieast4° 50' 43.8"333.02 misouth948.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MutsamuduSun 10:28 AM788 km489 miles425 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoroniSun 10:28 AM801 km498 miles432 nmSouthwest SW
KismayoSun 10:28 AM812 km505 miles439 nmNorthwest NW
MamoutzouSun 10:28 AM817 km508 miles441 nmSouth-southwest SSW
VictoriaSun 11:28 AM889 km552 miles480 nmEast E
MombasaSun 10:28 AM890 km553 miles480 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuSun 10:28 AM895 km556 miles483 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Dar es SalaamSun 10:28 AM918 km570 miles496 nmWest W
Zanzibar CitySun 10:28 AM923 km573 miles498 nmWest W
NairobiSun 10:28 AM1287 km800 miles695 nmWest-northwest WNW
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