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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 these coordinates:
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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.76 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 10.5"1005.51 miwest0° 11' 32.9"13.22 misouth1005.61 mi
24 hours11° 16' 32.1"779.96 mieast4° 38' 35.0"319.04 misouth842.17 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
BukavuThu 4:34 AM533 km331 miles288 nmSoutheast SE
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
BujumburaThu 4:34 AM637 km396 miles344 nmSoutheast SE
MuyingaThu 4:34 AM690 km429 miles372 nmEast-southeast ESE
GitegaThu 4:34 AM691 km429 miles373 nmSoutheast SE
Mbuji-MayiThu 4:34 AM754 km468 miles407 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KampalaThu 5:34 AM831 km516 miles449 nmEast E
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