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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 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
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.6"1000.97 miwest0° 11' 11.6"12.82 minorth1001.20 mi
24 hours10° 59' 42.3"757.20 mieast4° 31' 02.9"310.40 minorth820.22 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
GarissaWed 8:24 PM555 km345 miles300 nmNorth N
NakuruWed 8:24 PM633 km393 miles342 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MbeyaWed 8:24 PM699 km434 miles377 nmSouthwest SW
KismayoWed 8:24 PM700 km435 miles378 nmNortheast NE

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