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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, January 15, 2012 at 01:48:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 65%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, January 15, 2012 at 01:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||7° 13' ||South|
|Longitude: ||43° 32' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.66 meters/second, 1600.8 km/hour, 994.7 miles/hour or 864.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 29.5"||16.58 mi||west||0° 00' 12.7"||0.24 mi||south||16.58 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 30.9"||994.56 mi||west||0° 12' 45.3"||14.61 mi||south||994.44 mi|
|24 hours||12° 24' 05.4"||851.11 mi||east||4° 53' 11.0"||335.85 mi||south||909.74 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Dar es Salaam||Sun 4:48 AM||471 km||293 miles||254 nm|| W|
|Moroni||Sun 4:48 AM||493 km||306 miles||266 nm|| S|
|Zanzibar City||Sun 4:48 AM||494 km||307 miles||267 nm|| WNW|
|Mombasa||Sun 4:48 AM||552 km||343 miles||298 nm|| NW|
|Mutsamudu||Sun 4:48 AM||556 km||345 miles||300 nm|| S|
|Mamoutzou||Sun 4:48 AM||644 km||400 miles||348 nm|| SSE|
|Dodoma||Sun 4:48 AM||877 km||545 miles||474 nm|| W|
|Nampula||Sun 3:48 AM||991 km||616 miles||535 nm|| SSW|
|Nairobi||Sun 4:48 AM||993 km||617 miles||536 nm|| NW|
|Mogadishu||Sun 4:48 AM||1043 km||648 miles||563 nm|| N|
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