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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 02:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 43' South, Longitude: 44° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.26 meters/second, 1595.7 km/hour, 991.5 miles/hour or 861.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.52 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 29' 57.2"991.35 miwest0° 11' 03.5"12.67 misouth991.19 mi
24 hours12° 21' 12.0"844.65 mieast4° 13' 15.2"290.11 misouth887.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MoroniSat 5:48 AM380 km236 miles205 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MutsamuduSat 5:48 AM387 km240 miles209 nmSouth S
FomboniSat 5:48 AM418 km260 miles226 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MamoutzouSat 5:48 AM451 km280 miles243 nmSouth S
AntsirananaSat 5:48 AM613 km381 miles331 nmSoutheast SE
Dar es SalaamSat 5:48 AM664 km412 miles358 nmWest-northwest WNW
Zanzibar CitySat 5:48 AM700 km435 miles378 nmWest-northwest WNW
MombasaSat 5:48 AM783 km486 miles423 nmNorthwest NW
NampulaSat 4:48 AM944 km587 miles510 nmSouthwest SW
KismayoSat 5:48 AM963 km598 miles520 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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