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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: 73%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:34 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, June 30, 2013 at 4:55 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, June 28, 2013 at 01:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 37' South, Longitude: 48° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.43 meters/second, 1610.8 km/hour, 1000.9 miles/hour or 869.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 29' 51.1"1000.82 miwest0° 11' 45.5"13.47 minorth1001.01 mi
24 hours11° 48' 58.7"815.73 mieast4° 40' 31.6"321.24 minorth877.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuFri 4:00 AM698 km434 miles377 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KismayoFri 4:00 AM718 km446 miles388 nmWest-northwest WNW
VictoriaFri 5:00 AM820 km510 miles443 nmEast E
MombasaFri 4:00 AM941 km585 miles508 nmWest W
GarissaFri 4:00 AM1007 km626 miles544 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniFri 4:00 AM1043 km648 miles563 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dar es SalaamFri 4:00 AM1043 km648 miles563 nmWest-southwest WSW
NairobiFri 4:00 AM1285 km798 miles694 nmWest-northwest WNW
DodomaFri 4:00 AM1403 km872 miles758 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoFri 4:00 AM1694 km1053 miles915 nmSouth S
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