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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: 72%
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 Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 00:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 50' North
Longitude: 48° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.51 meters/second, 1618.2 km/hour, 1005.5 miles/hour or 873.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.76 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.8"1005.49 miwest0° 11' 31.7"13.20 misouth1005.60 mi
24 hours11° 15' 13.4"778.40 mieast4° 38' 28.9"318.92 misouth840.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuThu 3:58 AM364 km226 miles197 nmWest-northwest WNW
KismayoThu 3:58 AM663 km412 miles358 nmWest-southwest WSW
GalkayoThu 3:58 AM665 km413 miles359 nmNorth N
GarissaThu 3:58 AM983 km611 miles531 nmWest W
VictoriaThu 4:58 AM991 km616 miles535 nmSoutheast SE
NairobiThu 3:58 AM1308 km813 miles706 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamThu 3:58 AM1317 km819 miles711 nmSouthwest SW
DjiboutiThu 3:58 AM1323 km822 miles714 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdenThu 3:58 AM1379 km857 miles745 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Addis AbabaThu 3:58 AM1399 km869 miles756 nmNorthwest NW
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