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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 01:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 40' North
Longitude: 36° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.52 meters/second, 1618.3 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' 11.5"1005.51 miwest0° 11' 32.3"13.21 misouth1005.61 mi
24 hours11° 15' 54.0"779.21 mieast4° 38' 32.4"318.99 misouth841.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NakuruThu 4:48 AM110 km68 miles59 nmSouth S
KisumuThu 4:48 AM189 km117 miles102 nmWest-southwest WSW
NairobiThu 4:48 AM224 km139 miles121 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MbaleThu 4:48 AM237 km147 miles128 nmWest W
GarissaThu 4:48 AM396 km246 miles214 nmEast-southeast ESE
KampalaThu 4:48 AM412 km256 miles222 nmWest W
LiraThu 4:48 AM413 km257 miles223 nmWest-northwest WNW
EntebbeThu 4:48 AM429 km266 miles231 nmWest W
ArushaThu 4:48 AM450 km280 miles243 nmSouth S
GuluThu 4:48 AM499 km310 miles270 nmWest-northwest WNW
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