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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 02:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 45' South, Longitude: 42° 35' 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' 56.6"991.26 miwest0° 11' 03.2"12.66 misouth991.09 mi
24 hours12° 21' 30.2"844.92 mieast4° 13' 03.4"289.89 misouth888.02 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 AM334 km208 miles180 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FomboniSat 5:58 AM411 km256 miles222 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Dar es SalaamSat 5:58 AM421 km262 miles227 nmWest-northwest WNW
MutsamuduSat 5:58 AM427 km265 miles231 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Zanzibar CitySat 5:58 AM470 km292 miles254 nmNorthwest NW
MamoutzouSat 5:58 AM533 km331 miles288 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MombasaSat 5:58 AM611 km379 miles330 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NampulaSat 4:58 AM792 km492 miles428 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DodomaSat 5:58 AM807 km501 miles435 nmWest-northwest WNW
KismayoSat 5:58 AM927 km576 miles501 nmNorth N
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