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 Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 11:08:00 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 Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 11:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 13' ||North|
|Longitude: ||23° 10' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.96 meters/second, 1515.5 km/hour, 941.7 miles/hour or 818.3 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' 30.0"||15.70 mi||west||0° 00' 04.2"||0.08 mi||south||15.70 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 03.4"||941.42 mi||west||0° 04' 23.4"||5.03 mi||south||941.65 mi|
|24 hours||11° 54' 13.5"||772.88 mi||east||2° 12' 28.8"||151.88 mi||south||792.83 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kufra||Wed 1:08 PM||441 km||274 miles||238 nm|| N|
|Al-Fashir||Wed 2:08 PM||765 km||475 miles||413 nm|| SSE|
|Khartoum||Wed 2:08 PM||1115 km||693 miles||602 nm|| ESE|
|Ndjamena||Wed 12:08 PM||1247 km||775 miles||674 nm|| SW|
|Al Jizah||Wed 1:08 PM||1354 km||841 miles||731 nm|| NE|
|Cairo||Wed 1:08 PM||1358 km||844 miles||733 nm|| NE|
|Alexandria||Wed 1:08 PM||1395 km||867 miles||753 nm|| NNE|
|Tripoli||Wed 1:08 PM||1720 km||1069 miles||929 nm|| NNW|
|Makkah||Wed 2:08 PM||1737 km||1079 miles||938 nm|| E|
|Bethlehem *||Wed 2:08 PM||1750 km||1087 miles||945 nm|| NE|
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