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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:20 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:31 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 09:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 09' South, Longitude: 42° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.90 meters/second, 1590.9 km/hour, 988.5 miles/hour or 859.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.47 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 28' 22.9"988.47 miwest0° 11' 21.8"13.02 minorth988.81 mi
24 hours12° 22' 11.6"844.84 mieast4° 41' 29.9"322.42 minorth908.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MoroniSun 12:20 PM288 km179 miles156 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FomboniSun 12:20 PM365 km227 miles197 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MutsamuduSun 12:20 PM382 km237 miles206 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Dar es SalaamSun 12:20 PM456 km283 miles246 nmNorthwest NW
MamoutzouSun 12:20 PM488 km303 miles264 nmSoutheast SE
Zanzibar CitySun 12:20 PM508 km316 miles275 nmNorthwest NW
MombasaSun 12:20 PM655 km407 miles354 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NampulaSun 11:20 AM759 km472 miles410 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DodomaSun 12:20 PM835 km519 miles451 nmWest-northwest WNW
KismayoSun 12:20 PM972 km604 miles525 nmNorth N
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