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 15, 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: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 08:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||2° 07' ||North|
|Longitude: ||43° 06' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.08 meters/second, 1613.1 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 871.0 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' 29.8"||16.70 mi||west||0° 00' 12.4"||0.24 mi||south||16.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 55.6"||1002.28 mi||west||0° 12' 32.9"||14.37 mi||south||1002.45 mi|
|24 hours||12° 09' 35.2"||840.59 mi||east||5° 04' 45.3"||349.01 mi||south||910.42 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mogadishu||Sat 11:18 AM||249 km||155 miles||135 nm|| E|
|Mombasa||Sat 11:18 AM||781 km||485 miles||422 nm|| SSW|
|Nairobi||Sat 11:18 AM||794 km||493 miles||428 nm|| WSW|
|Nakuru||Sat 11:18 AM||826 km||513 miles||446 nm|| WSW|
|Adama||Sat 11:18 AM||828 km||514 miles||447 nm|| NNW|
|Hargeisa||Sat 11:18 AM||831 km||516 miles||449 nm|| N|
|Dire Dawa||Sat 11:18 AM||839 km||521 miles||453 nm|| N|
|Addis Ababa||Sat 11:18 AM||903 km||561 miles||487 nm|| NNW|
|Ali Sabieh||Sat 11:18 AM||1001 km||622 miles||540 nm|| N|
|Zanzibar City||Sat 11:18 AM||1013 km||629 miles||547 nm|| SSW|
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