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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: 5%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:38 AM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, April 10, 2013 at 9:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, April 8, 2013 at 08:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 29' North, Longitude: 32° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.07 meters/second, 1616.6 km/hour, 1004.5 miles/hour or 872.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 34.8"1004.46 miwest0° 11' 20.4"12.99 minorth1004.50 mi
24 hours11° 19' 16.8"782.85 mieast4° 25' 59.4"304.61 minorth838.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LiraMon 11:14 AM89 km55 miles48 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KampalaMon 11:14 AM129 km80 miles70 nmSouth S
GuluMon 11:14 AM149 km93 miles81 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EntebbeMon 11:14 AM159 km99 miles86 nmSouth S
MbaleMon 11:14 AM174 km108 miles94 nmEast-southeast ESE
MbararaMon 11:14 AM321 km199 miles173 nmSouthwest SW
JubaMon 11:14 AM391 km243 miles211 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NakuruMon 11:14 AM428 km266 miles231 nmEast-southeast ESE
MwanzaMon 11:14 AM443 km275 miles239 nmSouth S
RwamaganaMon 10:14 AM454 km282 miles245 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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