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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Monday, December 9, 2013 at 3:12:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 50%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:24 AM
This phaseFirst QuarterMonday, December 9, 2013 at 3:13 PM
Next phaseFull MoonTuesday, December 17, 2013 at 9:30 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 9, 2013 at 15:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 14' South, Longitude: 40° 38' East

The ground speed is currently 448.48 meters/second, 1614.5 kilometres/hour, 1003.2 miles/hour or 871.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.72 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 21.6"1003.16 miWest0° 11' 22.0"13.02 miNorth1003.27 mi
24 hours11° 42' 32.3"809.73 miEast4° 29' 08.5"308.21 miNorth866.27 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GarissaMon 6:12 PM140 km87 miles76 nmNorthwest NW
KismayoMon 6:12 PM233 km145 miles126 nmEast-northeast ENE
MombasaMon 6:12 PM329 km205 miles178 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NairobiMon 6:12 PM425 km264 miles229 nmWest W
BarderaMon 6:12 PM436 km271 miles235 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ArushaMon 6:12 PM500 km311 miles270 nmWest-southwest WSW
NakuruMon 6:12 PM518 km322 miles280 nmWest-northwest WNW
Zanzibar CityMon 6:12 PM568 km353 miles307 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dar es SalaamMon 6:12 PM635 km395 miles343 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MogadishuMon 6:12 PM637 km396 miles344 nmNortheast NE

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