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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: 71%

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 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 31' North, Longitude: 25° 07' 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' 10.5"1005.44 miwest0° 11' 32.9"13.22 misouth1005.54 mi
24 hours11° 16' 32.1"779.91 mieast4° 38' 35.0"319.02 misouth842.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KisanganiThu 4:34 AM8 km5 miles5 nmEast E
GomaThu 4:34 AM515 km320 miles278 nmEast-southeast ESE
BukavuThu 4:34 AM533 km331 miles288 nmSoutheast SE
RuhengeriThu 4:34 AM551 km342 miles297 nmEast-southeast ESE
OboThu 3:34 AM560 km348 miles302 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YambioThu 5:34 AM577 km359 miles312 nmNortheast NE
GitaramaThu 4:34 AM590 km367 miles319 nmEast-southeast ESE
KigaliThu 4:34 AM614 km381 miles332 nmEast-southeast ESE
ButareThu 4:34 AM619 km385 miles334 nmSoutheast SE
MbararaThu 5:34 AM629 km391 miles340 nmEast-southeast ESE

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