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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 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 41' South
Longitude: 48° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.31 meters/second, 1595.9 km/hour, 991.7 miles/hour or 861.7 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' 58.0"991.54 miwest0° 11' 04.0"12.68 misouth991.38 mi
24 hours12° 20' 48.9"844.36 mieast4° 13' 30.2"290.42 misouth887.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AntsirananaSat 5:34 AM419 km260 miles226 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MamoutzouSat 5:34 AM552 km343 miles298 nmSouthwest SW
MutsamuduSat 5:34 AM560 km348 miles302 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniSat 5:34 AM621 km386 miles335 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSat 6:34 AM927 km576 miles501 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamSat 5:34 AM995 km618 miles537 nmWest-northwest WNW
Zanzibar CitySat 5:34 AM1023 km635 miles552 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoSat 5:34 AM1135 km705 miles613 nmSouth S
MogadishuSat 5:34 AM1224 km761 miles661 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DodomaSat 5:34 AM1393 km865 miles752 nmWest W
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