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 09:28:00 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 09:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||9° 38' ||North|
|Longitude: ||33° 52' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.40 meters/second, 1592.6 km/hour, 989.6 miles/hour or 860.0 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' 30.6"||16.49 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||south||16.49 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 33.7"||989.54 mi||west||0° 11' 01.0"||12.62 mi||south||989.89 mi|
|24 hours||11° 45' 42.1"||802.17 mi||east||4° 38' 18.1"||318.77 mi||south||867.47 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Malakal||Fri 12:28 PM||242 km||150 miles||130 nm|| W|
|Addis Ababa||Fri 12:28 PM||542 km||336 miles||292 nm|| E|
|Juba||Fri 12:28 PM||586 km||364 miles||316 nm|| SSW|
|Adama||Fri 12:28 PM||607 km||377 miles||328 nm|| E|
|Khartoum||Fri 12:28 PM||675 km||420 miles||365 nm|| NNW|
|Teseney||Fri 12:28 PM||677 km||421 miles||365 nm|| NNE|
|Wau||Fri 12:28 PM||681 km||423 miles||368 nm|| WSW|
|Kassala||Fri 12:28 PM||699 km||435 miles||378 nm|| NNE|
|Mek'ele||Fri 12:28 PM||746 km||463 miles||403 nm|| NE|
|Gulu||Fri 12:28 PM||779 km||484 miles||420 nm|| SSW|
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