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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 03:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 49' South
Longitude: 37° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.12 meters/second, 1595.2 km/hour, 991.2 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"991.13 miwest0° 11' 02.5"12.65 misouth990.96 mi
24 hours12° 22' 08.3"845.56 mieast4° 12' 38.6"289.44 misouth888.45 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 AM297 km185 miles161 nmNortheast NE
Zanzibar CitySat 6:18 AM349 km217 miles188 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DodomaSat 6:18 AM349 km217 miles188 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KarongaSat 5:18 AM409 km254 miles221 nmWest-southwest WSW
MbeyaSat 6:18 AM443 km275 miles239 nmWest W
MzuzuSat 5:18 AM479 km298 miles259 nmSouthwest SW
MombasaSat 6:18 AM580 km360 miles313 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ArushaSat 6:18 AM607 km377 miles328 nmNorth N
LilongweSat 5:18 AM701 km435 miles378 nmSouthwest SW
KasamaSat 5:18 AM707 km439 miles382 nmWest-southwest WSW
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