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 Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 21:18:00 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 98%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 21:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||2° 23' ||North|
|Longitude: ||52° 56' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.36 meters/second, 1617.7 km/hour, 1005.2 miles/hour or 873.5 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' 32.6"||16.75 mi||west||0° 00' 11.6"||0.22 mi||north||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 35.6"||1005.17 mi||west||0° 11' 33.1"||13.23 mi||north||1005.18 mi|
|24 hours||10° 54' 12.1"||753.60 mi||east||4° 29' 29.2"||308.64 mi||north||812.51 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Victoria||Sun 1:18 AM||823 km||512 miles||445 nm|| SSE|
|Mogadishu||Sun 12:18 AM||846 km||525 miles||457 nm|| W|
|Aden||Sun 12:18 AM||1449 km||901 miles||783 nm|| NW|
|Djibouti||Sun 12:18 AM||1485 km||922 miles||802 nm|| NW|
|Sana||Sun 12:18 AM||1725 km||1072 miles||931 nm|| NNW|
|Addis Ababa||Sun 12:18 AM||1733 km||1077 miles||936 nm|| WNW|
|Dar es Salaam||Sun 12:18 AM||1826 km||1134 miles||986 nm|| SW|
|Nairobi||Sun 12:18 AM||1838 km||1142 miles||993 nm|| WSW|
|Moroni||Sun 12:18 AM||1883 km||1170 miles||1017 nm|| SW|
|Asmara||Sun 12:18 AM||2100 km||1305 miles||1134 nm|| NW|
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