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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 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 03:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 52' South, Longitude: 32° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.04 meters/second, 1595.0 km/hour, 991.1 miles/hour or 861.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.52 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 29' 53.8"990.88 miwest0° 11' 01.8"12.63 misouth990.71 mi
24 hours12° 22' 42.8"846.02 mieast4° 12' 16.2"288.99 misouth888.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MbeyaSat 6:38 AM59 km37 miles32 nmEast E
KarongaSat 5:38 AM162 km101 miles88 nmSoutheast SE
KasamaSat 5:38 AM241 km150 miles130 nmSouthwest SW
MzuzuSat 5:38 AM311 km193 miles168 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DodomaSat 6:38 AM432 km268 miles233 nmNortheast NE
ChipataSat 5:38 AM529 km329 miles286 nmSouth S
LilongweSat 5:38 AM574 km357 miles310 nmSouth S
RutanaSat 5:38 AM635 km395 miles343 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NdolaSat 5:38 AM652 km405 miles352 nmSouthwest SW
RuyigiSat 5:38 AM666 km414 miles359 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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