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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: 96%
Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:09 PM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:13 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 53' South
Longitude: 40° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.29 meters/second, 1603.1 km/hour, 996.1 miles/hour or 865.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.60 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 28' 31.3"996.07 miwest0° 11' 30.5"13.18 minorth996.32 mi
24 hours12° 25' 49.2"855.35 mieast4° 41' 09.8"322.01 minorth916.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Zanzibar CityTue 10:44 PM147 km91 miles79 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dar es SalaamTue 10:44 PM168 km104 miles91 nmSouthwest SW
MombasaTue 10:44 PM222 km138 miles120 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ArushaTue 10:44 PM506 km314 miles273 nmWest-northwest WNW
DodomaTue 10:44 PM526 km327 miles284 nmWest W
GarissaTue 10:44 PM608 km378 miles328 nmNorth N
NairobiTue 10:44 PM652 km405 miles352 nmNorthwest NW
KismayoTue 10:44 PM652 km405 miles352 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniTue 10:44 PM711 km442 miles384 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NakuruTue 10:44 PM788 km490 miles426 nmNorthwest NW
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