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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: 61%

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 02:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 08' South, Longitude: 35° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.94 meters/second, 1612.6 km/hour, 1002.0 miles/hour or 870.7 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' 19.3"1001.96 miwest0° 11' 35.0"13.27 misouth1001.92 mi
24 hours11° 42' 52.0"808.25 mieast4° 33' 14.4"312.96 misouth863.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArushaFri 5:38 AM162 km100 miles87 nmEast-northeast ENE
DodomaFri 5:38 AM228 km142 miles123 nmSouth S
MwanzaFri 5:38 AM333 km207 miles180 nmWest-northwest WNW
NairobiFri 5:38 AM351 km218 miles190 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NakuruFri 5:38 AM429 km267 miles232 nmNorth N
MombasaFri 5:38 AM471 km293 miles255 nmEast E
Zanzibar CityFri 5:38 AM474 km294 miles256 nmEast-southeast ESE
Dar es SalaamFri 5:38 AM520 km323 miles281 nmSoutheast SE
EntebbeFri 5:38 AM569 km354 miles307 nmNorthwest NW
MbeyaFri 5:38 AM571 km355 miles308 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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