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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 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 36' South, Longitude: 54° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.42 meters/second, 1596.3 km/hour, 991.9 miles/hour or 861.9 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° 29' 59.8"991.79 miwest0° 11' 04.9"12.69 misouth991.63 mi
24 hours12° 20' 02.1"843.65 mieast4° 14' 00.2"290.99 misouth887.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSat 6:08 AM455 km283 miles246 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniSat 5:08 AM1267 km787 miles684 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port LouisSat 6:08 AM1323 km822 miles714 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoSat 5:08 AM1362 km846 miles735 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisSat 6:08 AM1364 km847 miles736 nmSouth S
MogadishuSat 5:08 AM1547 km961 miles835 nmNorthwest NW
Dar es SalaamSat 5:08 AM1678 km1043 miles906 nmWest W
Diego GarciaSat 8:08 AM1992 km1238 miles1076 nmEast E
DodomaSat 5:08 AM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmWest W
NairobiSat 5:08 AM2109 km1311 miles1139 nmWest-northwest WNW
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