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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, January 4, 2013 at 2:58:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 61%

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 02:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 12' South, Longitude: 30° 51' East

The ground speed is currently 447.90 meters/second, 1612.4 kilometres/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 18.5"1001.80 miWest0° 11' 34.8"13.26 miSouth1001.76 mi
24 hours11° 43' 17.6"808.62 miEast4° 33' 04.6"312.75 miSouth864.01 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RutanaFri 4:58 AM101 km63 miles54 nmWest-northwest WNW
RuyigiFri 4:58 AM105 km65 miles57 nmNorthwest NW
GitegaFri 4:58 AM133 km83 miles72 nmNorthwest NW
MuyingaFri 4:58 AM160 km99 miles86 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NgoziFri 4:58 AM183 km114 miles99 nmNorthwest NW
BujumburaFri 4:58 AM189 km118 miles102 nmWest-northwest WNW
ButareFri 4:58 AM216 km134 miles116 nmNorthwest NW
TaboraFri 5:58 AM234 km146 miles127 nmEast-southeast ESE
RwamaganaFri 4:58 AM252 km157 miles136 nmNorth N
KigaliFri 4:58 AM264 km164 miles142 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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