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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 03:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 14' South
Longitude: 28° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.88 meters/second, 1612.4 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.6 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' 17.9"1001.81 miwest0° 11' 34.7"13.26 misouth1001.77 mi
24 hours11° 43' 32.6"808.93 mieast4° 32' 58.9"312.66 misouth864.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BujumburaFri 5:08 AM163 km101 miles88 nmNortheast NE
BukavuFri 5:08 AM204 km127 miles110 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GitegaFri 5:08 AM215 km134 miles116 nmEast-northeast ENE
ButareFri 5:08 AM251 km156 miles136 nmNortheast NE
MuyingaFri 5:08 AM286 km178 miles154 nmEast-northeast ENE
GitaramaFri 5:08 AM296 km184 miles160 nmNortheast NE
KigaliFri 5:08 AM329 km204 miles177 nmNortheast NE
Mbuji-MayiFri 5:08 AM549 km341 miles297 nmWest-southwest WSW
MwanzaFri 6:08 AM559 km347 miles302 nmEast-northeast ENE
KisanganiFri 5:08 AM620 km386 miles335 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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