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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: 76%
Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:50 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 17:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 23' South
Longitude: 38° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.51 meters/second, 1611.0 km/hour, 1001.0 miles/hour or 869.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.6"1001.04 miwest0° 11' 11.6"12.82 minorth1001.27 mi
24 hours10° 59' 42.3"757.25 mieast4° 31' 02.9"310.42 minorth820.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Zanzibar CityWed 8:24 PM102 km63 miles55 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Dar es SalaamWed 8:24 PM172 km107 miles93 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MombasaWed 8:24 PM182 km113 miles98 nmNortheast NE
ArushaWed 8:24 PM316 km196 miles171 nmNorthwest NW
DodomaWed 8:24 PM340 km211 miles183 nmWest-southwest WSW
NairobiWed 8:24 PM499 km310 miles270 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NakuruWed 8:24 PM633 km393 miles342 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MwanzaWed 8:24 PM718 km446 miles388 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniWed 8:24 PM861 km535 miles465 nmSoutheast SE
KampalaWed 8:24 PM927 km576 miles501 nmNorthwest NW
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