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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 Monday, March 11, 2013 at 08:50:00 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

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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:54 PM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:53 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 11, 2013 at 08:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 39' South, Longitude: 42° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.56 meters/second, 1614.8 km/hour, 1003.4 miles/hour or 871.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 39.3"1003.31 miwest0° 11' 47.5"13.50 minorth1003.45 mi
24 hours11° 36' 59.4"803.19 mieast4° 40' 13.7"320.90 minorth864.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KismayoMon 11:50 AM149 km93 miles80 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GarissaMon 11:50 AM388 km241 miles210 nmWest-northwest WNW
MombasaMon 11:50 AM448 km278 miles242 nmSouthwest SW
MogadishuMon 11:50 AM489 km304 miles264 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Zanzibar CityMon 11:50 AM648 km403 miles350 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiMon 11:50 AM680 km423 miles367 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamMon 11:50 AM699 km434 miles377 nmSouthwest SW
NakuruMon 11:50 AM776 km482 miles419 nmWest W
DodomaMon 11:50 AM941 km584 miles508 nmWest-southwest WSW
MbaleMon 11:50 AM1019 km633 miles550 nmWest-northwest WNW
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