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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: 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 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 28' South, Longitude: 35° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.93 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' 18.8"1004.16 miwest0° 11' 24.7"13.07 minorth1004.29 mi
24 hours11° 19' 07.3"782.67 mieast4° 30' 20.3"309.57 minorth841.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KisumuSat 7:00 AM155 km97 miles84 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NakuruSat 7:00 AM171 km106 miles92 nmNortheast NE
NairobiSat 7:00 AM196 km122 miles106 nmEast E
MwanzaSat 7:00 AM267 km166 miles144 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArushaSat 7:00 AM277 km172 miles150 nmSoutheast SE
MbaleSat 7:00 AM298 km185 miles161 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EntebbeSat 7:00 AM335 km208 miles181 nmWest-northwest WNW
KampalaSat 7:00 AM339 km211 miles183 nmNorthwest NW
LiraSat 7:00 AM476 km296 miles257 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MbararaSat 7:00 AM499 km310 miles269 nmWest W

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