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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 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 40' South, Longitude: 48° 23' 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' 58.1"991.49 miwest0° 11' 04.0"12.68 misouth991.32 mi
24 hours12° 20' 46.8"844.27 mieast4° 13' 31.5"290.42 misouth887.61 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 AM411 km255 miles222 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MamoutzouSat 5:34 AM570 km354 miles308 nmSouthwest SW
MutsamuduSat 5:34 AM582 km362 miles314 nmSouthwest SW
FomboniSat 5:34 AM646 km401 miles349 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniSat 5:34 AM653 km406 miles352 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSat 6:34 AM901 km560 miles487 nmEast-northeast ENE
Dar es SalaamSat 5:34 AM1024 km636 miles553 nmWest W
AntananarivoSat 5:34 AM1137 km707 miles614 nmSouth S
MogadishuSat 5:34 AM1232 km765 miles665 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DodomaSat 5:34 AM1422 km884 miles768 nmWest W
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