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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: 50%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:23 AM
This phaseFirst QuarterMonday, December 9, 2013 at 3:12 PM
Next phaseFull MoonTuesday, December 17, 2013 at 9:29 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° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.48 meters/second, 1614.5 km/hour, 1003.2 miles/hour or 871.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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"1003.23 miwest0° 11' 22.0"13.02 minorth1003.35 mi
24 hours11° 42' 31.5"809.77 mieast4° 29' 08.1"308.22 minorth866.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GarissaMon 6:12 PM118 km73 miles64 nmNorthwest NW
KismayoMon 6:12 PM261 km162 miles141 nmEast-northeast ENE
MombasaMon 6:12 PM321 km200 miles173 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NairobiMon 6:12 PM395 km245 miles213 nmWest W
ArushaMon 6:12 PM474 km295 miles256 nmWest-southwest WSW
NakuruMon 6:12 PM488 km304 miles264 nmWest-northwest WNW
Zanzibar CityMon 6:12 PM561 km348 miles303 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dar es SalaamMon 6:12 PM629 km391 miles340 nmSouth S
MogadishuMon 6:12 PM661 km411 miles357 nmEast-northeast ENE
MbaleMon 6:12 PM734 km456 miles397 nmWest-northwest WNW
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