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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: 62%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, June 23, 2013 at 11:33 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, June 30, 2013 at 4:54 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 02:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 16' North, Longitude: 45° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.84 meters/second, 1615.8 km/hour, 1004.0 miles/hour or 872.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.3"1003.97 miwest0° 11' 29.4"13.16 minorth1004.02 mi
24 hours11° 25' 35.1"790.18 mieast4° 27' 46.0"306.64 minorth846.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuSat 5:00 AM88 km55 miles48 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KismayoSat 5:00 AM342 km213 miles185 nmWest-southwest WSW
GarissaSat 5:00 AM643 km400 miles347 nmWest-southwest WSW
GalkayoSat 5:00 AM659 km410 miles356 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MombasaSat 5:00 AM847 km527 miles458 nmSouthwest SW
HargeisaSat 5:00 AM926 km575 miles500 nmNorth N
NairobiSat 5:00 AM971 km603 miles524 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dire DawaSat 5:00 AM992 km616 miles535 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Dar es SalaamSat 5:00 AM1106 km687 miles597 nmSouthwest SW
Addis AbabaSat 5:00 AM1114 km692 miles601 nmNorthwest NW

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