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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 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 01:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 40' North, Longitude: 36° 32' 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
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.76 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 11.6"1005.44 miwest0° 11' 32.3"13.21 misouth1005.54 mi
24 hours11° 15' 53.0"779.14 mieast4° 38' 32.3"318.97 misouth841.46 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 AM120 km74 miles65 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KisumuThu 4:48 AM216 km134 miles117 nmWest-southwest WSW
NairobiThu 4:48 AM218 km136 miles118 nmSouth S
MbaleThu 4:48 AM266 km165 miles144 nmWest W
GarissaThu 4:48 AM367 km228 miles198 nmEast-southeast ESE
LiraThu 4:48 AM441 km274 miles238 nmWest-northwest WNW
KampalaThu 4:48 AM442 km274 miles239 nmWest W
ArushaThu 4:48 AM448 km279 miles242 nmSouth S
EntebbeThu 4:48 AM459 km285 miles248 nmWest W
GuluThu 4:48 AM526 km327 miles284 nmWest-northwest WNW

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