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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
This phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 03:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 56' South
Longitude: 27° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.95 meters/second, 1594.6 km/hour, 990.9 miles/hour or 861.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.51 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 29' 52.4"990.75 miwest0° 11' 01.0"12.62 misouth990.58 mi
24 hours12° 23' 21.3"846.66 mieast4° 11' 50.9"288.53 misouth889.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubumbashiSat 5:58 AM304 km189 miles164 nmSouth S
KitweSat 5:58 AM431 km268 miles233 nmSouth S
NdolaSat 5:58 AM456 km283 miles246 nmSouth S
Mbuji-MayiSat 5:58 AM560 km348 miles303 nmWest-northwest WNW
BujumburaSat 5:58 AM639 km397 miles345 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GitegaSat 5:58 AM652 km405 miles352 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LusakaSat 5:58 AM719 km447 miles388 nmSouth S
MuyingaSat 5:58 AM729 km453 miles394 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ButareSat 5:58 AM732 km455 miles395 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GitaramaSat 5:58 AM788 km489 miles425 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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