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

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.25 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"16.53 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 29' 57.2"991.41 miwest0° 11' 03.5"12.67 misouth991.25 mi
24 hours12° 21' 14.1"844.74 mieast4° 13' 13.9"290.11 misouth887.93 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 AM361 km224 miles195 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MutsamuduSat 5:48 AM383 km238 miles207 nmSouth S
MamoutzouSat 5:48 AM453 km281 miles245 nmSouth S
Dar es SalaamSat 5:48 AM636 km395 miles343 nmWest-northwest WNW
Zanzibar CitySat 5:48 AM673 km418 miles363 nmWest-northwest WNW
MombasaSat 5:48 AM761 km473 miles411 nmNorthwest NW
NampulaSat 4:48 AM924 km574 miles499 nmSouthwest SW
DodomaSat 5:48 AM1031 km641 miles557 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoSat 5:48 AM1168 km726 miles631 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MogadishuSat 5:48 AM1192 km741 miles644 nmNorth N
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