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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, January 4, 2013 at 02:18:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 62%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||4° 04' ||South|
|Longitude: ||40° 16' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.99 meters/second, 1612.7 km/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 31.3"||16.70 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||south||16.70 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 20.2"||1002.06 mi||west||0° 11' 35.2"||13.27 mi||south||1002.02 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 25.2"||807.80 mi||east||4° 33' 24.3"||313.15 mi||south||863.45 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mombasa||Fri 5:18 AM||66 km||41 miles||36 nm|| W|
|Zanzibar City||Fri 5:18 AM||260 km||162 miles||141 nm|| SSW|
|Dar es Salaam||Fri 5:18 AM||323 km||201 miles||174 nm|| SSW|
|Arusha||Fri 5:18 AM||407 km||253 miles||220 nm|| W|
|Nairobi||Fri 5:18 AM||492 km||306 miles||266 nm|| NW|
|Dodoma||Fri 5:18 AM||553 km||344 miles||299 nm|| WSW|
|Nakuru||Fri 5:18 AM||625 km||389 miles||338 nm|| NW|
|Mwanza||Fri 5:18 AM||836 km||520 miles||452 nm|| WNW|
|Mogadishu||Fri 5:18 AM||880 km||547 miles||475 nm|| NE|
|Moroni||Fri 5:18 AM||905 km||562 miles||489 nm|| SSE|
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