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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: 62%

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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 01:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 56' South, Longitude: 50° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.07 meters/second, 1613.1 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 871.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.1"1002.19 miwest0° 11' 35.6"13.28 misouth1002.16 mi
24 hours11° 41' 30.3"806.82 mieast4° 33' 44.6"313.51 misouth862.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaFri 5:38 AM586 km364 miles316 nmEast E
MogadishuFri 4:38 AM856 km532 miles462 nmNorthwest NW
KismayoFri 4:38 AM941 km585 miles508 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniFri 4:38 AM1151 km715 miles621 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamFri 4:38 AM1253 km779 miles677 nmWest-southwest WSW
NairobiFri 4:38 AM1519 km944 miles820 nmWest W
DodomaFri 4:38 AM1624 km1009 miles877 nmWest W
AntananarivoFri 4:38 AM1683 km1046 miles909 nmSouth S
DjiboutiFri 4:38 AM1887 km1173 miles1019 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Addis AbabaFri 4:38 AM1916 km1191 miles1035 nmNorthwest NW
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