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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 10:22 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 01:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 00' South
Longitude: 45° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.03 meters/second, 1612.9 km/hour, 1002.2 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' 21.3"1002.15 miwest0° 11' 35.3"13.27 misouth1002.12 mi
24 hours11° 41' 58.3"807.35 mieast4° 33' 34.2"313.34 misouth863.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KismayoFri 4:58 AM494 km307 miles267 nmNorthwest NW
MombasaFri 4:58 AM604 km375 miles326 nmWest W
MogadishuFri 4:58 AM669 km416 miles361 nmNorth N
Zanzibar CityFri 4:58 AM698 km434 miles377 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dar es SalaamFri 4:58 AM716 km445 miles387 nmWest-southwest WSW
GarissaFri 4:58 AM724 km450 miles391 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniFri 4:58 AM870 km541 miles470 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MutsamuduFri 4:58 AM906 km563 miles489 nmSouth S
NairobiFri 4:58 AM970 km603 miles524 nmWest-northwest WNW
MamoutzouFri 4:58 AM971 km603 miles524 nmSouth S
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