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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: 51%
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 Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 01:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 32' South
Longitude: 59° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.50 meters/second, 1596.6 km/hour, 992.1 miles/hour or 862.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.53 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 30' 01.2"991.97 miwest0° 11' 05.6"12.71 misouth991.81 mi
24 hours12° 19' 26.2"843.10 mieast4° 14' 23.0"291.42 misouth886.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSat 5:48 AM601 km374 miles325 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisSat 5:48 AM1300 km808 miles702 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisSat 5:48 AM1425 km885 miles769 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaSat 7:48 AM1460 km907 miles789 nmEast E
AntananarivoSat 4:48 AM1708 km1061 miles922 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniSat 4:48 AM1777 km1104 miles960 nmWest-southwest WSW
MogadishuSat 4:48 AM1935 km1202 miles1045 nmNorthwest NW
MaleSat 6:48 AM2119 km1317 miles1144 nmNortheast NE
Dar es SalaamSat 4:48 AM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmWest W
DodomaSat 4:48 AM2606 km1619 miles1407 nmWest W
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