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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 Friday, February 1, 2013 at 00:58:00 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: 77%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 1, 2013 at 00:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 08' South, Longitude: 42° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.27 meters/second, 1603.0 km/hour, 996.0 miles/hour or 865.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.60 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 misouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 34.8"995.88 miwest0° 11' 10.5"12.80 misouth995.76 mi
24 hours12° 00' 29.6"824.20 mieast4° 17' 38.2"295.11 misouth871.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Dar es SalaamFri 3:58 AM317 km197 miles171 nmWest W
Zanzibar CityFri 3:58 AM343 km213 miles185 nmWest-northwest WNW
MombasaFri 3:58 AM437 km271 miles236 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniFri 3:58 AM519 km322 miles280 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FomboniFri 3:58 AM596 km370 miles322 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MutsamuduFri 3:58 AM609 km378 miles329 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MamoutzouFri 3:58 AM711 km442 miles384 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DodomaFri 3:58 AM715 km445 miles386 nmWest W
KismayoFri 3:58 AM750 km466 miles405 nmNorth N
GarissaFri 3:58 AM789 km490 miles426 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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