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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 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 04' South, Longitude: 40° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.99 meters/second, 1612.8 km/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 20.4"1001.99 miwest0° 11' 35.2"13.27 misouth1001.96 mi
24 hours11° 42' 23.6"807.72 mieast4° 33' 24.9"313.14 misouth863.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MombasaFri 5:18 AM96 km60 miles52 nmWest W
Zanzibar CityFri 5:18 AM276 km171 miles149 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dar es SalaamFri 5:18 AM334 km208 miles181 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GarissaFri 5:18 AM412 km256 miles222 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ArushaFri 5:18 AM436 km271 miles235 nmWest W
KismayoFri 5:18 AM466 km290 miles252 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NairobiFri 5:18 AM516 km321 miles279 nmNorthwest NW
DodomaFri 5:18 AM581 km361 miles313 nmWest-southwest WSW
NakuruFri 5:18 AM648 km402 miles350 nmNorthwest NW
MogadishuFri 5:18 AM861 km535 miles465 nmNortheast NE

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