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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: 27%

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 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 17' North, Longitude: 37° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.67 meters/second, 1615.2 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' 31.8"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 57.2"1003.58 miwest0° 11' 25.2"13.08 minorth1003.56 mi
24 hours11° 06' 42.9"767.36 mieast4° 23' 48.2"302.12 minorth822.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MbaleWed 4:34 PM410 km255 miles222 nmSouthwest SW
NakuruWed 4:34 PM414 km258 miles224 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LiraWed 4:34 PM485 km302 miles262 nmWest-southwest WSW
GarissaWed 4:34 PM498 km310 miles269 nmSoutheast SE
NairobiWed 4:34 PM507 km315 miles274 nmSouth S
GuluWed 4:34 PM541 km336 miles292 nmWest W
KampalaWed 4:34 PM604 km375 miles326 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamaWed 4:34 PM627 km390 miles339 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EntebbeWed 4:34 PM631 km392 miles341 nmSouthwest SW
JubaWed 4:34 PM640 km397 miles345 nmWest-northwest WNW

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