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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: 8%
Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 24, 2014 at 1:46 AM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, March 30, 2014 at 6:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 07:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 55' South
Longitude: 36° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.85 meters/second, 1601.5 km/hour, 995.1 miles/hour or 864.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.58 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 27' 42.6"995.08 miwest0° 11' 18.0"12.94 minorth995.33 mi
24 hours12° 48' 23.3"881.18 mieast4° 37' 49.3"318.18 minorth939.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DodomaFri 10:30 AM72 km45 miles39 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArushaFri 10:30 AM283 km176 miles153 nmNorth N
Zanzibar CityFri 10:30 AM317 km197 miles171 nmEast E
Dar es SalaamFri 10:30 AM341 km212 miles184 nmEast-southeast ESE
MombasaFri 10:30 AM423 km263 miles229 nmEast-northeast ENE
MbeyaFri 10:30 AM459 km285 miles248 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiFri 10:30 AM515 km320 miles278 nmNorth N
KarongaFri 9:30 AM517 km321 miles279 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MwanzaFri 10:30 AM536 km333 miles289 nmNorthwest NW
NakuruFri 10:30 AM622 km386 miles336 nmNorth N
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