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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: 50%
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 03:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 47' South
Longitude: 39° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.17 meters/second, 1595.4 km/hour, 991.3 miles/hour or 861.4 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' 55.8"991.22 miwest0° 11' 02.8"12.65 misouth991.06 mi
24 hours12° 21' 50.2"845.29 mieast4° 12' 50.4"289.66 misouth888.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Dar es SalaamSat 6:08 AM227 km141 miles123 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Zanzibar CitySat 6:08 AM300 km186 miles162 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniSat 6:08 AM493 km306 miles266 nmSoutheast SE
MombasaSat 6:08 AM523 km325 miles283 nmNorth N
DodomaSat 6:08 AM541 km336 miles292 nmWest-northwest WNW
MutsamuduSat 6:08 AM619 km385 miles334 nmSoutheast SE
NampulaSat 5:08 AM704 km438 miles380 nmSouth S
MamoutzouSat 6:08 AM733 km455 miles396 nmSoutheast SE
LilongweSat 5:08 AM882 km548 miles476 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiSat 6:08 AM896 km557 miles484 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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