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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 96%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:10 PM
Next phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:15 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 19:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 54' South, Longitude: 40° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.29 meters/second, 1603.0 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' 31.2"995.99 miwest0° 11' 30.4"13.18 minorth996.25 mi
24 hours12° 25' 50.1"855.30 mieast4° 41' 09.5"321.98 minorth916.38 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 PM176 km109 miles95 nmWest W
Dar es SalaamTue 10:44 PM192 km120 miles104 nmWest-southwest WSW
MombasaTue 10:44 PM236 km147 miles128 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ArushaTue 10:44 PM531 km330 miles287 nmWest-northwest WNW
DodomaTue 10:44 PM556 km346 miles300 nmWest W
GarissaTue 10:44 PM614 km382 miles332 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KismayoTue 10:44 PM643 km399 miles347 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NairobiTue 10:44 PM672 km417 miles363 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniTue 10:44 PM698 km434 miles377 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FomboniTue 10:44 PM779 km484 miles421 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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