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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: 26%

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 Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 06' North, Longitude: 51° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.74 meters/second, 1615.5 km/hour, 1003.8 miles/hour or 872.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 55.3"1003.73 miwest0° 11' 27.1"13.11 minorth1003.72 mi
24 hours11° 07' 13.4"768.09 mieast4° 24' 45.9"303.22 minorth823.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GalkayoWed 3:34 PM645 km401 miles348 nmNorthwest NW
MogadishuWed 3:34 PM744 km462 miles402 nmWest W
VictoriaWed 4:34 PM938 km583 miles507 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BosasoWed 3:34 PM956 km594 miles516 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdenWed 3:34 PM1321 km821 miles713 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiWed 3:34 PM1351 km839 miles729 nmNorthwest NW
SanaWed 3:34 PM1599 km994 miles864 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Addis AbabaWed 3:34 PM1600 km994 miles864 nmWest-northwest WNW
NairobiWed 3:34 PM1751 km1088 miles946 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dar es SalaamWed 3:34 PM1783 km1108 miles963 nmSouthwest SW

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