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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 12:34:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 18%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 37' South, Longitude: 40° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.71 meters/second, 1615.4 km/hour, 1003.7 miles/hour or 872.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.73 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.0"1003.68 miwest0° 11' 57.1"13.69 minorth1003.82 mi
24 hours11° 25' 00.4"789.40 mieast4° 42' 06.1"323.05 minorth852.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GarissaTue 3:34 PM161 km100 miles87 nmNorthwest NW
KismayoTue 3:34 PM264 km164 miles142 nmEast-northeast ENE
MombasaTue 3:34 PM286 km178 miles155 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NairobiTue 3:34 PM414 km257 miles224 nmWest W
ArushaTue 3:34 PM471 km293 miles254 nmWest-southwest WSW
NakuruTue 3:34 PM516 km321 miles279 nmWest-northwest WNW
Zanzibar CityTue 3:34 PM525 km326 miles283 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dar es SalaamTue 3:34 PM592 km368 miles320 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuTue 3:34 PM671 km417 miles362 nmNortheast NE
DodomaTue 3:34 PM733 km455 miles396 nmSouthwest SW

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