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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 10:58 AM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:46 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 21:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 29' South, Longitude: 39° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.13 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 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 27' 15.9"988.92 miwest0° 11' 22.3"13.02 minorth989.24 mi
24 hours12° 50' 45.0"878.87 mieast4° 41' 57.0"322.91 minorth940.41 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 AM184 km114 miles99 nmNorth N
Zanzibar CityWed 12:10 AM256 km159 miles138 nmNorth N
DodomaWed 12:10 AM452 km281 miles244 nmNorthwest NW
MombasaWed 12:10 AM493 km306 miles266 nmNorth N
MoroniWed 12:10 AM576 km358 miles311 nmSoutheast SE
KarongaTue 11:10 PM594 km369 miles320 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArushaWed 12:10 AM626 km389 miles338 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MbeyaWed 12:10 AM626 km389 miles338 nmWest W
MzuzuTue 11:10 PM650 km404 miles351 nmWest-southwest WSW
FomboniWed 12:10 AM658 km409 miles355 nmSoutheast SE
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