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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: 80%
Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 14' North
Longitude: 28° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.86 meters/second, 1612.3 km/hour, 1001.8 miles/hour or 870.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 32' 32.4"1001.79 miwest0° 11' 00.3"12.60 misouth1002.02 mi
24 hours11° 02' 01.3"760.09 mieast4° 31' 05.7"310.47 misouth822.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YambioWed 4:34 AM77 km48 miles42 nmSouth-southwest SSW
WauWed 4:34 AM281 km175 miles152 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JubaWed 4:34 AM332 km206 miles179 nmEast E
GuluWed 4:34 AM490 km304 miles265 nmEast-southeast ESE
LiraWed 4:34 AM578 km359 miles312 nmSoutheast SE
MalakalWed 4:34 AM582 km361 miles314 nmNortheast NE
KisanganiWed 3:34 AM646 km401 miles349 nmSouthwest SW
MbararaWed 4:34 AM684 km425 miles369 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KampalaWed 4:34 AM699 km435 miles378 nmSoutheast SE
RuhengeriWed 3:34 AM753 km468 miles407 nmSouth S
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