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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: 6%

Previous phaseNew MoonWednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:16 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:41 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 11:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 31' South, Longitude: 41° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.41 meters/second, 1567.5 km/hour, 974.0 miles/hour or 846.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.23 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 25' 15.3"973.85 miwest0° 09' 50.9"11.29 minorth974.22 mi
24 hours13° 33' 03.5"915.11 mieast4° 14' 07.4"291.10 minorth966.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MoroniFri 2:12 PM209 km130 miles113 nmEast-northeast ENE
FomboniFri 2:12 PM241 km150 miles130 nmEast E
MutsamuduFri 2:12 PM314 km195 miles170 nmEast E
NampulaFri 1:12 PM379 km235 miles204 nmSouthwest SW
MamoutzouFri 2:12 PM403 km250 miles218 nmEast E
MahajangaFri 2:12 PM626 km389 miles338 nmSoutheast SE
Dar es SalaamFri 2:12 PM676 km420 miles365 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Zanzibar CityFri 2:12 PM748 km465 miles404 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LilongweFri 1:12 PM857 km532 miles463 nmWest-southwest WSW
DodomaFri 2:12 PM947 km588 miles511 nmNorthwest NW

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