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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 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 36' North, Longitude: 31° 25' 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' 11.0"1005.44 miwest0° 11' 32.5"13.22 misouth1005.54 mi
24 hours11° 16' 10.4"779.48 mieast4° 38' 33.7"318.99 misouth841.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EntebbeThu 5:08 AM131 km81 miles71 nmEast-southeast ESE
KampalaThu 5:08 AM133 km83 miles72 nmEast-southeast ESE
MbararaThu 5:08 AM158 km98 miles86 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BukobaThu 5:08 AM218 km136 miles118 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LiraThu 5:08 AM245 km152 miles132 nmNortheast NE
GuluThu 5:08 AM259 km161 miles140 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RwamaganaThu 4:08 AM304 km189 miles164 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RuhengeriThu 4:08 AM306 km190 miles165 nmSouthwest SW
MbaleThu 5:08 AM311 km193 miles168 nmEast E
KigaliThu 4:08 AM320 km199 miles173 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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