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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 01:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 34' South, Longitude: 56° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.46 meters/second, 1596.5 km/hour, 992.0 miles/hour or 862.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.53 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 30' 00.5"991.88 miwest0° 11' 05.2"12.70 misouth991.72 mi
24 hours12° 19' 44.0"843.37 mieast4° 14' 11.5"291.21 misouth887.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSat 5:58 AM461 km287 miles249 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisSat 5:58 AM1286 km799 miles694 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisSat 5:58 AM1370 km851 miles740 nmSouth S
AntananarivoSat 4:58 AM1523 km946 miles822 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniSat 4:58 AM1524 km947 miles823 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaSat 7:58 AM1726 km1073 miles932 nmEast E
MogadishuSat 4:58 AM1731 km1076 miles935 nmNorthwest NW
Dar es SalaamSat 4:58 AM1943 km1207 miles1049 nmWest W
MaleSat 6:58 AM2329 km1447 miles1257 nmNortheast NE
DodomaSat 4:58 AM2341 km1454 miles1264 nmWest W
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