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, April 17, 2012 at 06:18:00 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: 15%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at 06:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 60' ||South|
|Longitude: ||41° 38' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.11 meters/second, 1620.4 km/hour, 1006.9 miles/hour or 875.0 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' 33.8"||16.78 mi||west||0° 00' 11.3"||0.22 mi||north||16.78 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 51.0"||1006.87 mi||west||0° 11' 23.5"||13.05 mi||north||1007.01 mi|
|24 hours||10° 22' 37.6"||717.41 mi||east||4° 31' 59.5"||311.49 mi||north||782.34 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mombasa||Tue 9:18 AM||315 km||196 miles||170 nm|| SW|
|Zanzibar City||Tue 9:18 AM||535 km||332 miles||289 nm|| SSW|
|Nairobi||Tue 9:18 AM||542 km||337 miles||293 nm|| W|
|Arusha||Tue 9:18 AM||573 km||356 miles||309 nm|| WSW|
|Dar es Salaam||Tue 9:18 AM||593 km||369 miles||320 nm|| SSW|
|Mogadishu||Tue 9:18 AM||607 km||377 miles||328 nm|| NE|
|Nakuru||Tue 9:18 AM||647 km||402 miles||349 nm|| WNW|
|Dodoma||Tue 9:18 AM||801 km||498 miles||432 nm|| SW|
|Mwanza||Tue 9:18 AM||973 km||605 miles||526 nm|| W|
|Kampala||Tue 9:18 AM||1040 km||646 miles||561 nm|| WNW|
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