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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 02:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 06' South, Longitude: 37° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.96 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 19.9"1002.01 miwest0° 11' 35.1"13.27 misouth1001.97 mi
24 hours11° 42' 38.5"808.03 mieast4° 33' 19.3"313.05 misouth863.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArushaFri 5:28 AM153 km95 miles83 nmWest-northwest WNW
MombasaFri 5:28 AM203 km126 miles109 nmEast E
Zanzibar CityFri 5:28 AM272 km169 miles147 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DodomaFri 5:28 AM327 km203 miles177 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiFri 5:28 AM332 km206 miles179 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Dar es SalaamFri 5:28 AM340 km211 miles184 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GarissaFri 5:28 AM450 km280 miles243 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NakuruFri 5:28 AM464 km288 miles250 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MwanzaFri 5:28 AM577 km358 miles312 nmWest-northwest WNW
KismayoFri 5:28 AM666 km414 miles360 nmNortheast NE
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