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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: 34%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 14:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 58' South, Longitude: 34° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.98 meters/second, 1612.7 km/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.2"1002.03 miwest0° 11' 40.9"13.38 minorth1002.23 mi
24 hours11° 15' 44.4"777.17 mieast4° 39' 01.8"319.53 minorth841.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MwanzaTue 5:22 PM222 km138 miles120 nmNorthwest NW
ArushaTue 5:22 PM272 km169 miles147 nmEast-northeast ENE
DodomaTue 5:22 PM292 km182 miles158 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NairobiTue 5:22 PM408 km253 miles220 nmNortheast NE
NakuruTue 5:22 PM450 km279 miles243 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RuyigiTue 4:22 PM453 km282 miles245 nmWest W
MuyingaTue 4:22 PM457 km284 miles247 nmWest-northwest WNW
RutanaTue 4:22 PM478 km297 miles258 nmWest W
RwamaganaTue 4:22 PM483 km300 miles261 nmWest-northwest WNW
GitegaTue 4:22 PM489 km304 miles264 nmWest W
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