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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: 100%
Previous phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:57 AM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:45 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 21:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 28' South
Longitude: 38° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.14 meters/second, 1591.7 km/hour, 989.0 miles/hour or 859.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.48 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 27' 15.9"988.99 miwest0° 11' 22.3"13.03 minorth989.32 mi
24 hours12° 50' 43.5"878.92 mieast4° 41' 57.6"322.94 minorth940.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Dar es SalaamWed 12:10 AM189 km117 miles102 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Zanzibar CityWed 12:10 AM258 km160 miles139 nmNorth N
DodomaWed 12:10 AM428 km266 miles231 nmNorthwest NW
MombasaWed 12:10 AM497 km309 miles268 nmNorth N
KarongaTue 11:10 PM565 km351 miles305 nmWest-southwest WSW
MbeyaWed 12:10 AM597 km371 miles322 nmWest W
MoroniWed 12:10 AM603 km375 miles326 nmSoutheast SE
ArushaWed 12:10 AM613 km381 miles331 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MzuzuTue 11:10 PM625 km389 miles338 nmWest-southwest WSW
MutsamuduWed 12:10 AM731 km454 miles395 nmSoutheast SE
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