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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 01:18:00 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: 76%

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 01:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 12' South, Longitude: 37° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.20 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' 33.9"995.73 miwest0° 11' 09.9"12.79 misouth995.61 mi
24 hours12° 00' 55.8"824.59 mieast4° 17' 17.9"294.72 misouth871.29 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 AM207 km128 miles112 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dar es SalaamFri 4:18 AM223 km139 miles120 nmEast E
Zanzibar CityFri 4:18 AM238 km148 miles129 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArushaFri 4:18 AM428 km266 miles231 nmNorth N
MombasaFri 4:18 AM436 km271 miles235 nmNortheast NE
MbeyaFri 4:18 AM465 km289 miles251 nmWest-southwest WSW
KarongaFri 3:18 AM479 km298 miles259 nmSouthwest SW
MzuzuFri 3:18 AM594 km369 miles321 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiFri 4:18 AM656 km408 miles354 nmNorth N
MwanzaFri 4:18 AM711 km442 miles384 nmNorthwest NW
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