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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:18:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 50%

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 03:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 49' South, Longitude: 37° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.13 meters/second, 1595.3 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' 55.2"991.07 miWest0° 11' 02.5"12.65 miSouth990.90 mi
24 hours12° 22' 06.3"845.47 miEast4° 12' 40.0"289.44 miSouth888.37 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 6:18 AM278 km173 miles150 nmNortheast NE
Zanzibar CitySat 6:18 AM333 km207 miles180 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DodomaSat 6:18 AM366 km227 miles198 nmNorthwest NW
KarongaSat 5:18 AM437 km272 miles236 nmWest-southwest WSW
MbeyaSat 6:18 AM472 km294 miles255 nmWest W
MzuzuSat 5:18 AM503 km313 miles272 nmSouthwest SW
PembaSat 5:18 AM551 km342 miles297 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MombasaSat 6:18 AM567 km353 miles306 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ArushaSat 6:18 AM612 km380 miles330 nmNorth N
MoroniSat 6:18 AM683 km424 miles369 nmEast-southeast ESE

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