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, July 4, 2012 at 21:40:00 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: 98%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, July 4, 2012 at 21:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 23' ||South|
|Longitude: ||51° 01' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.54 meters/second, 1542.8 km/hour, 958.6 miles/hour or 833.0 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' 26.4"||15.98 mi||west||0° 00' 08.8"||0.17 mi||north||15.98 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 30.5"||958.49 mi||west||0° 08' 55.2"||10.23 mi||north||958.91 mi|
|24 hours||12° 58' 24.8"||861.07 mi||east||3° 56' 10.4"||270.64 mi||north||910.21 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Toamasina||Thu 12:40 AM||260 km||162 miles||140 nm|| SW|
|Antananarivo||Thu 12:40 AM||465 km||289 miles||251 nm|| SW|
|Antsirabe||Thu 12:40 AM||571 km||355 miles||308 nm|| SW|
|Saint-Denis||Thu 1:40 AM||682 km||424 miles||368 nm|| SE|
|Mamoutzou||Thu 12:40 AM||740 km||460 miles||399 nm|| WNW|
|Port Louis||Thu 1:40 AM||802 km||499 miles||433 nm|| ESE|
|Mutsamudu||Thu 12:40 AM||853 km||530 miles||461 nm|| WNW|
|Moroni||Thu 12:40 AM||982 km||610 miles||530 nm|| WNW|
|Victoria||Thu 1:40 AM||1389 km||863 miles||750 nm|| NNE|
|Dar es Salaam||Thu 12:40 AM||1659 km||1031 miles||896 nm|| NW|
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