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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 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 36' North, Longitude: 31° 41' 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' 11.2"1005.44 miwest0° 11' 32.5"13.22 misouth1005.54 mi
24 hours11° 16' 09.6"779.46 mieast4° 38' 33.6"318.99 misouth841.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KampalaThu 5:08 AM105 km65 miles56 nmEast-southeast ESE
EntebbeThu 5:08 AM105 km65 miles57 nmSoutheast SE
MbararaThu 5:08 AM177 km110 miles95 nmSouthwest SW
BukobaThu 5:08 AM215 km133 miles116 nmSouth S
LiraThu 5:08 AM225 km140 miles122 nmNortheast NE
GuluThu 5:08 AM249 km155 miles135 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MbaleThu 5:08 AM282 km175 miles152 nmEast E
RwamaganaThu 4:08 AM316 km196 miles171 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RuhengeriThu 4:08 AM326 km203 miles176 nmSouthwest SW
KigaliThu 4:08 AM336 km209 miles181 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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