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 08:38:00 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 08:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||2° 02' ||North|
|Longitude: ||38° 16' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.10 meters/second, 1613.2 km/hour, 1002.4 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' 29.9"||16.71 mi||west||0° 00' 12.4"||0.24 mi||south||16.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 55.2"||1002.32 mi||west||0° 12' 33.3"||14.38 mi||south||1002.48 mi|
|24 hours||12° 09' 49.8"||840.91 mi||east||5° 04' 49.3"||349.09 mi||south||910.70 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Nakuru||Sat 11:38 AM||356 km||221 miles||192 nm|| SW|
|Nairobi||Sat 11:38 AM||401 km||249 miles||217 nm|| SSW|
|Lira||Sat 11:38 AM||598 km||371 miles||323 nm|| W|
|Arusha||Sat 11:38 AM||625 km||388 miles||338 nm|| SSW|
|Kampala||Sat 11:38 AM||660 km||410 miles||357 nm|| WSW|
|Gulu||Sat 11:38 AM||669 km||416 miles||361 nm|| W|
|Entebbe||Sat 11:38 AM||682 km||424 miles||368 nm|| WSW|
|Mombasa||Sat 11:38 AM||692 km||430 miles||374 nm|| SSE|
|Adama||Sat 11:38 AM||727 km||452 miles||393 nm|| N|
|Addis Ababa||Sat 11:38 AM||773 km||481 miles||418 nm|| N|
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