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 Friday, August 17, 2012 at 08:18:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, August 17, 2012 at 08:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||9° 51' ||North|
|Longitude: ||50° 47' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.12 meters/second, 1591.6 km/hour, 989.0 miles/hour or 859.4 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' 30.6"||16.48 mi||west||0° 00' 10.8"||0.21 mi||south||16.48 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 33.3"||988.90 mi||west||0° 10' 57.0"||12.54 mi||south||989.25 mi|
|24 hours||11° 45' 44.5"||801.70 mi||east||4° 36' 58.8"||317.26 mi||south||866.58 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Bosaso||Fri 11:18 AM||237 km||147 miles||128 nm|| NW|
|Aden||Fri 11:18 AM||713 km||443 miles||385 nm|| WNW|
|Hargeisa||Fri 11:18 AM||739 km||459 miles||399 nm|| W|
|Ta'izz||Fri 11:18 AM||846 km||526 miles||457 nm|| WNW|
|Djibouti||Fri 11:18 AM||858 km||533 miles||463 nm|| WNW|
|Salalah||Fri 12:18 PM||869 km||540 miles||469 nm|| NNE|
|Tadjoura||Fri 11:18 AM||891 km||554 miles||481 nm|| WNW|
|Ali Sabieh||Fri 11:18 AM||897 km||557 miles||484 nm|| W|
|Sana||Fri 11:18 AM||938 km||583 miles||507 nm|| NW|
|Assab||Fri 11:18 AM||945 km||587 miles||511 nm|| WNW|
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