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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.

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

UTC time = Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 5:24:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 76%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 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° 59' 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 miNorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.6"1000.96 miWest0° 11' 11.6"12.82 miNorth1001.19 mi
24 hours10° 59' 43.1"757.21 miEast4° 31' 02.7"310.39 miNorth820.23 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 PM89 km56 miles48 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Dar es SalaamWed 8:24 PM162 km101 miles88 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MombasaWed 8:24 PM166 km103 miles90 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ArushaWed 8:24 PM338 km210 miles183 nmNorthwest NW
DodomaWed 8:24 PM369 km229 miles199 nmWest-southwest WSW
NairobiWed 8:24 PM513 km319 miles277 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GarissaWed 8:24 PM550 km342 miles297 nmNorth N
NakuruWed 8:24 PM648 km402 miles350 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KismayoWed 8:24 PM682 km424 miles368 nmNortheast NE
MbeyaWed 8:24 PM724 km450 miles391 nmWest-southwest WSW

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