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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 57' South, Longitude: 33° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.12 meters/second, 1602.4 km/hour, 995.7 miles/hour or 865.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.59 miwest0° 00' 12.4"0.24 misouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 28' 13.1"995.53 miwest0° 12' 29.1"14.30 misouth995.44 mi
24 hours13° 00' 26.4"894.88 mieast4° 49' 45.9"331.89 misouth949.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DodomaSun 11:28 AM270 km168 miles146 nmEast E
MbeyaSun 11:28 AM327 km203 miles176 nmSouth S
MwanzaSun 11:28 AM382 km238 miles207 nmNorth N
RutanaSun 10:28 AM431 km268 miles233 nmWest-northwest WNW
RuyigiSun 10:28 AM437 km271 miles236 nmNorthwest NW
KarongaSun 10:28 AM446 km277 miles241 nmSouth S
GitegaSun 10:28 AM468 km291 miles252 nmNorthwest NW
ArushaSun 11:28 AM469 km291 miles253 nmNortheast NE
MuyingaSun 10:28 AM476 km296 miles257 nmNorthwest NW
NgoziSun 10:28 AM513 km319 miles277 nmNorthwest NW
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