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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 01:48:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 72%
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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 32.2"||16.76 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||south||16.76 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 11.5"||1005.51 mi||west||0° 11' 32.3"||13.21 mi||south||1005.61 mi|
|24 hours||11° 15' 54.0"||779.21 mi||east||4° 38' 32.4"||318.99 mi||south||841.53 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Nakuru||Thu 4:48 AM||110 km||68 miles||59 nm|| S|
|Kisumu||Thu 4:48 AM||189 km||117 miles||102 nm|| WSW|
|Nairobi||Thu 4:48 AM||224 km||139 miles||121 nm|| SSE|
|Kampala||Thu 4:48 AM||412 km||256 miles||222 nm|| W|
|Lira||Thu 4:48 AM||413 km||257 miles||223 nm|| WNW|
|Entebbe||Thu 4:48 AM||429 km||266 miles||231 nm|| W|
|Arusha||Thu 4:48 AM||450 km||280 miles||243 nm|| S|
|Gulu||Thu 4:48 AM||499 km||310 miles||270 nm|| WNW|
|Mwanza||Thu 4:48 AM||514 km||319 miles||278 nm|| SW|
|Mombasa||Thu 4:48 AM||645 km||401 miles||348 nm|| SE|
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