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, July 31, 2012 at 18:56:00 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 Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at 18:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 03' ||South|
|Longitude: ||58° 10' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.46 meters/second, 1528.0 km/hour, 949.5 miles/hour or 825.1 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' 25.9"||15.83 mi||west||0° 00' 07.4"||0.14 mi||north||15.83 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 54.8"||949.31 mi||west||0° 07' 28.6"||8.57 mi||north||949.68 mi|
|24 hours||13° 17' 27.8"||874.30 mi||east||3° 26' 55.1"||237.15 mi||north||913.61 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Louis||Tue 10:56 PM||245 km||152 miles||132 nm|| SSW|
|Saint-Denis||Tue 10:56 PM||424 km||263 miles||229 nm|| SW|
|Toamasina||Tue 9:56 PM||927 km||576 miles||501 nm|| W|
|Antananarivo||Tue 9:56 PM||1129 km||701 miles||609 nm|| W|
|Victoria||Tue 10:56 PM||1514 km||941 miles||817 nm|| NNW|
|Moroni||Tue 9:56 PM||1746 km||1085 miles||943 nm|| WNW|
|Diego Garcia||Wed 12:56 AM||1947 km||1210 miles||1051 nm|| NE|
|Dar es Salaam||Tue 9:56 PM||2395 km||1488 miles||1293 nm|| WNW|
|Mogadishu||Tue 9:56 PM||2629 km||1634 miles||1420 nm|| NNW|
|Lilongwe||Tue 8:56 PM||2647 km||1645 miles||1429 nm|| W|
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