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 08:28:00 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: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||2° 05' ||North|
|Longitude: ||40° 41' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.09 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"||16.71 mi||west||0° 00' 12.4"||0.24 mi||south||16.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 55.3"||1002.30 mi||west||0° 12' 33.1"||14.38 mi||south||1002.47 mi|
|24 hours||12° 09' 42.5"||840.75 mi||east||5° 04' 47.3"||349.05 mi||south||910.56 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Garissa||Sat 11:28 AM||303 km||188 miles||163 nm|| SSW|
|Kismayo||Sat 11:28 AM||340 km||211 miles||184 nm|| SE|
|Mogadishu||Sat 11:28 AM||518 km||322 miles||280 nm|| E|
|Nairobi||Sat 11:28 AM||568 km||353 miles||307 nm|| SW|
|Nakuru||Sat 11:28 AM||577 km||358 miles||311 nm|| WSW|
|Mombasa||Sat 11:28 AM||687 km||427 miles||371 nm|| S|
|Adama||Sat 11:28 AM||732 km||455 miles||395 nm|| NNW|
|Mbale||Sat 11:28 AM||732 km||455 miles||395 nm|| W|
|Addis Ababa||Sat 11:28 AM||797 km||495 miles||430 nm|| NNW|
|Dire Dawa||Sat 11:28 AM||842 km||523 miles||454 nm|| N|
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