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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: 45%

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 Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 15:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 16' North, Longitude: 29° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.09 meters/second, 1605.9 km/hour, 997.9 miles/hour or 867.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.5"997.78 miwest0° 10' 32.6"12.08 minorth997.68 mi
24 hours11° 39' 44.9"801.91 mieast3° 58' 54.4"273.64 minorth843.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YambioTue 6:30 PM241 km150 miles130 nmSouthwest SW
WauTue 6:30 PM252 km157 miles136 nmNorthwest NW
JubaTue 6:30 PM255 km159 miles138 nmSoutheast SE
OboTue 4:30 PM375 km233 miles202 nmWest-southwest WSW
MalakalTue 6:30 PM418 km260 miles226 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuluTue 6:30 PM476 km296 miles257 nmSoutheast SE
LiraTue 6:30 PM564 km350 miles304 nmSoutheast SE
KampalaTue 6:30 PM728 km452 miles393 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MbaleTue 6:30 PM754 km469 miles407 nmSoutheast SE
MbararaTue 6:30 PM766 km476 miles413 nmSouth S
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