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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: 23%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 17, 2012 at 13:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 49' South, Longitude: 40° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.86 meters/second, 1594.3 km/hour, 990.6 miles/hour or 860.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.51 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 29' 28.5"990.62 miwest0° 11' 16.9"12.92 minorth990.95 mi
24 hours11° 51' 56.1"811.15 mieast4° 36' 37.1"316.83 minorth874.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Dar es SalaamMon 4:06 PM261 km162 miles141 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Zanzibar CityMon 4:06 PM329 km205 miles178 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniMon 4:06 PM435 km270 miles235 nmSoutheast SE
FomboniMon 4:06 PM519 km322 miles280 nmSoutheast SE
MombasaMon 4:06 PM535 km333 miles289 nmNorth N
MutsamuduMon 4:06 PM561 km348 miles303 nmSoutheast SE
DodomaMon 4:06 PM606 km377 miles327 nmWest-northwest WNW
MamoutzouMon 4:06 PM674 km419 miles364 nmSoutheast SE
NampulaMon 3:06 PM711 km442 miles384 nmSouth S
MbeyaMon 4:06 PM781 km485 miles422 nmWest W
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