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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: 76%
Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 1, 2013 at 01:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 12' South
Longitude: 37° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.19 meters/second, 1602.7 km/hour, 995.9 miles/hour or 865.4 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' 33.8"995.79 miwest0° 11' 09.8"12.79 misouth995.67 mi
24 hours12° 00' 57.4"824.67 mieast4° 17' 16.6"294.72 misouth871.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DodomaFri 4:18 AM183 km113 miles99 nmNorthwest NW
Dar es SalaamFri 4:18 AM253 km157 miles136 nmEast E
Zanzibar CityFri 4:18 AM265 km165 miles143 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArushaFri 4:18 AM424 km264 miles229 nmNorth N
MbeyaFri 4:18 AM437 km272 miles236 nmWest-southwest WSW
MombasaFri 4:18 AM455 km282 miles245 nmNortheast NE
KarongaFri 3:18 AM456 km283 miles246 nmSouthwest SW
MzuzuFri 3:18 AM576 km358 miles311 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiFri 4:18 AM655 km407 miles354 nmNorth N
MwanzaFri 4:18 AM691 km430 miles373 nmNorthwest NW
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