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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 2:18:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 35' North, Longitude: 29° 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' 10.8"1005.44 miWest0° 11' 32.7"13.22 miSouth1005.54 mi
24 hours11° 16' 17.9"779.63 miEast4° 38' 34.1"319.00 miSouth841.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MbararaThu 5:18 AM203 km126 miles110 nmSoutheast SE
RuhengeriThu 4:18 AM233 km145 miles126 nmSouth S
GomaThu 4:18 AM248 km154 miles134 nmSouth S
KigaliThu 4:18 AM293 km182 miles158 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GitaramaThu 4:18 AM299 km186 miles161 nmSouth S
RwamaganaThu 4:18 AM309 km192 miles167 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BukavuThu 4:18 AM345 km214 miles186 nmSouth S
ButareThu 4:18 AM355 km221 miles192 nmSouth S
EntebbeThu 5:18 AM360 km224 miles194 nmEast E
KampalaThu 5:18 AM370 km230 miles200 nmEast E

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