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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, January 4, 2013 at 02:08:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 02' South, Longitude: 42° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.01 meters/second, 1612.8 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' 20.8"1002.04 miwest0° 11' 35.3"13.27 misouth1002.01 mi
24 hours11° 42' 10.3"807.49 mieast4° 33' 30.0"313.23 misouth863.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MombasaFri 5:08 AM365 km227 miles197 nmWest W
KismayoFri 5:08 AM409 km254 miles221 nmNorth N
Zanzibar CityFri 5:08 AM479 km298 miles259 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dar es SalaamFri 5:08 AM510 km317 miles276 nmSouthwest SW
GarissaFri 5:08 AM541 km336 miles292 nmNorthwest NW
MogadishuFri 5:08 AM722 km449 miles390 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NairobiFri 5:08 AM748 km465 miles404 nmWest-northwest WNW
DodomaFri 5:08 AM834 km518 miles451 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniFri 5:08 AM847 km527 miles458 nmSouth S
NakuruFri 5:08 AM870 km540 miles470 nmWest-northwest WNW
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