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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 01:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 58' South, Longitude: 47° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.05 meters/second, 1613.0 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 870.9 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 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 21.8"1002.14 miwest0° 11' 35.5"13.27 misouth1002.11 mi
24 hours11° 41' 43.5"807.05 mieast4° 33' 39.8"313.42 misouth862.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KismayoFri 4:48 AM708 km440 miles382 nmNorthwest NW
MogadishuFri 4:48 AM719 km447 miles388 nmNorth-northwest NNW
VictoriaFri 5:48 AM852 km530 miles460 nmEast E
MombasaFri 4:48 AM903 km561 miles487 nmWest W
MutsamuduFri 4:48 AM980 km609 miles529 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Zanzibar CityFri 4:48 AM985 km612 miles532 nmWest-southwest WSW
GarissaFri 4:48 AM987 km614 miles533 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniFri 4:48 AM990 km615 miles534 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dar es SalaamFri 4:48 AM995 km618 miles537 nmWest-southwest WSW
MamoutzouFri 4:48 AM1015 km631 miles548 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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