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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: 84%

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 Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 17:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 50' South, Longitude: 47° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.84 meters/second, 1619.4 km/hour, 1006.3 miles/hour or 874.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.77 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.77 mi
1 hour14° 32' 53.2"1006.20 miwest0° 11' 19.1"12.96 minorth1006.30 mi
24 hours10° 45' 58.5"744.63 mieast4° 28' 40.3"307.67 minorth805.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuThu 8:34 PM402 km250 miles217 nmNorthwest NW
KismayoThu 8:34 PM559 km348 miles302 nmWest W
GalkayoThu 8:34 PM841 km522 miles454 nmNorth N
GarissaThu 8:34 PM881 km547 miles476 nmWest W
MombasaThu 8:34 PM945 km587 miles510 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaThu 9:34 PM974 km605 miles526 nmEast-southeast ESE
Dar es SalaamThu 8:34 PM1131 km703 miles611 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiThu 8:34 PM1195 km743 miles645 nmWest W
MoroniThu 8:34 PM1291 km802 miles697 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DodomaThu 8:34 PM1438 km893 miles776 nmWest-southwest WSW

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