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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 01:08:00 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 01:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 10' South, Longitude: 39° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.23 meters/second, 1602.8 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' 34.5"995.81 miwest0° 11' 10.2"12.79 misouth995.68 mi
24 hours12° 00' 42.6"824.40 mieast4° 17' 28.0"294.91 misouth871.18 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 4:08 AM62 km38 miles33 nmNorthwest NW
Zanzibar CityFri 4:08 AM125 km78 miles68 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MombasaFri 4:08 AM344 km214 miles186 nmNorth N
DodomaFri 4:08 AM454 km282 miles245 nmWest-northwest WNW
ArushaFri 4:08 AM538 km334 miles290 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniFri 4:08 AM634 km394 miles342 nmSoutheast SE
MbeyaFri 4:08 AM717 km446 miles387 nmWest-southwest WSW
FomboniFri 4:08 AM717 km446 miles387 nmSoutheast SE
NairobiFri 4:08 AM726 km451 miles392 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GarissaFri 4:08 AM742 km461 miles401 nmNorth N
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