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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 03:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 16' South
Longitude: 25° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.85 meters/second, 1612.3 km/hour, 1001.8 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' 17.6"1001.76 miwest0° 11' 34.6"13.26 misouth1001.72 mi
24 hours11° 43' 46.3"809.16 mieast4° 32' 53.8"312.57 misouth864.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mbuji-MayiFri 5:18 AM315 km196 miles170 nmSouthwest SW
BukavuFri 5:18 AM395 km245 miles213 nmEast-northeast ENE
BujumburaFri 5:18 AM412 km256 miles223 nmEast-northeast ENE
GitegaFri 5:18 AM474 km294 miles256 nmEast E
ButareFri 5:18 AM480 km299 miles259 nmEast-northeast ENE
GitaramaFri 5:18 AM506 km315 miles273 nmEast-northeast ENE
RuhengeriFri 5:18 AM530 km329 miles286 nmNortheast NE
KisanganiFri 5:18 AM532 km331 miles287 nmNorth N
MuyingaFri 5:18 AM534 km332 miles288 nmEast-northeast ENE
KigaliFri 5:18 AM543 km338 miles293 nmEast-northeast ENE
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