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 Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 07:48:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 07:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 43' ||South|
|Longitude: ||57° 31' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.25 meters/second, 1599.3 km/hour, 993.8 miles/hour or 863.6 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' 31.9"||16.56 mi||west||0° 00' 11.3"||0.22 mi||north||16.56 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 58.0"||993.71 mi||west||0° 11' 19.7"||12.98 mi||north||994.05 mi|
|24 hours||10° 59' 42.2"||751.83 mi||east||4° 38' 26.0"||318.91 mi||north||820.19 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Victoria||Tue 11:48 AM||507 km||315 miles||274 nm|| NNW|
|Port Louis||Tue 11:48 AM||1267 km||787 miles||684 nm|| S|
|Saint-Denis||Tue 11:48 AM||1364 km||847 miles||736 nm|| S|
|Antananarivo||Tue 10:48 AM||1562 km||970 miles||843 nm|| SW|
|Moroni||Tue 10:48 AM||1590 km||988 miles||858 nm|| WSW|
|Diego Garcia||Tue 1:48 PM||1649 km||1025 miles||891 nm|| E|
|Mogadishu||Tue 10:48 AM||1801 km||1119 miles||972 nm|| NW|
|Dar es Salaam||Tue 10:48 AM||2022 km||1256 miles||1092 nm|| W|
|Male||Tue 12:48 PM||2277 km||1415 miles||1229 nm|| NE|
|Dodoma||Tue 10:48 AM||2420 km||1504 miles||1307 nm|| W|
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