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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 02:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 45' South, Longitude: 42° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.21 meters/second, 1595.6 km/hour, 991.4 miles/hour or 861.5 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 misouth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 29' 56.5"991.32 miwest0° 11' 03.2"12.66 misouth991.15 mi
24 hours12° 21' 32.2"845.01 mieast4° 13' 02.1"289.88 misouth888.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MoroniSat 5:58 AM341 km212 miles184 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Dar es SalaamSat 5:58 AM396 km246 miles214 nmWest-northwest WNW
MutsamuduSat 5:58 AM441 km274 miles238 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Zanzibar CitySat 5:58 AM447 km278 miles242 nmNorthwest NW
MamoutzouSat 5:58 AM549 km341 miles296 nmSoutheast SE
MombasaSat 5:58 AM596 km370 miles322 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NampulaSat 4:58 AM778 km484 miles420 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DodomaSat 5:58 AM779 km484 miles421 nmWest-northwest WNW
KismayoSat 5:58 AM928 km577 miles501 nmNorth N
GarissaSat 5:58 AM964 km599 miles521 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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