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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 7:44 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 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° 40' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 55.3"1003.80 miwest0° 11' 27.1"13.12 minorth1003.79 mi
24 hours11° 07' 12.8"768.13 mieast4° 24' 44.8"303.22 minorth823.62 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 PM621 km386 miles335 nmNorthwest NW
MogadishuWed 3:34 PM714 km444 miles386 nmWest W
BosasoWed 3:34 PM946 km588 miles511 nmNorth-northwest NNW
VictoriaWed 4:34 PM951 km591 miles514 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdenWed 3:34 PM1304 km810 miles704 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiWed 3:34 PM1329 km826 miles718 nmNorthwest NW
Addis AbabaWed 3:34 PM1572 km977 miles849 nmWest-northwest WNW
SanaWed 3:34 PM1583 km984 miles855 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NairobiWed 3:34 PM1722 km1070 miles930 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dar es SalaamWed 3:34 PM1759 km1093 miles950 nmSouthwest SW
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