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 08:28:00 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 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||9° 49' ||North|
|Longitude: ||48° 22' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.16 meters/second, 1591.8 km/hour, 989.1 miles/hour or 859.5 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||16.49 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 33.3"||988.99 mi||west||0° 10' 57.6"||12.55 mi||south||989.34 mi|
|24 hours||11° 45' 44.0"||801.77 mi||east||4° 37' 10.3"||317.47 mi||south||866.71 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Bosaso||Fri 11:28 AM||184 km||114 miles||99 nm|| NNE|
|Hargeisa||Fri 11:28 AM||474 km||294 miles||256 nm|| W|
|Aden||Fri 11:28 AM||496 km||308 miles||268 nm|| NW|
|Djibouti||Fri 11:28 AM||604 km||375 miles||326 nm|| WNW|
|Ta'izz||Fri 11:28 AM||631 km||392 miles||341 nm|| NW|
|Ali Sabieh||Fri 11:28 AM||637 km||396 miles||344 nm|| WNW|
|Tadjoura||Fri 11:28 AM||639 km||397 miles||345 nm|| WNW|
|Assab||Fri 11:28 AM||709 km||440 miles||383 nm|| WNW|
|Dire Dawa||Fri 11:28 AM||715 km||444 miles||386 nm|| W|
|Sana||Fri 11:28 AM||761 km||473 miles||411 nm|| NW|
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