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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 Saturday, June 1, 2013 at 03:50:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 46%

Previous phaseThird QuarterFriday, May 31, 2013 at 7:00 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, June 8, 2013 at 3:58 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 1, 2013 at 03:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 30' South, Longitude: 37° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.92 meters/second, 1616.1 km/hour, 1004.2 miles/hour or 872.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 18.5"1004.14 miwest0° 11' 24.7"13.07 minorth1004.27 mi
24 hours11° 19' 14.7"782.80 mieast4° 30' 24.0"309.65 minorth841.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NairobiSat 6:50 AM78 km48 miles42 nmWest-northwest WNW
NakuruSat 6:50 AM205 km127 miles111 nmNorthwest NW
ArushaSat 6:50 AM227 km141 miles122 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GarissaSat 6:50 AM267 km166 miles144 nmEast-northeast ENE
MombasaSat 6:50 AM373 km232 miles201 nmSoutheast SE
MbaleSat 6:50 AM465 km289 miles251 nmNorthwest NW
MwanzaSat 6:50 AM522 km324 miles282 nmWest-southwest WSW
Zanzibar CitySat 6:50 AM549 km341 miles297 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DodomaSat 6:50 AM552 km343 miles298 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KismayoSat 6:50 AM577 km359 miles312 nmEast-northeast ENE

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