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 22, 2012 at 14:28:00 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 48%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 14:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 54' ||South|
|Longitude: ||47° 50' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.60 meters/second, 1499.8 km/hour, 931.9 miles/hour or 809.8 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' 24.8"||15.53 mi||west||0° 00' 02.0"||0.04 mi||north||15.53 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 55.0"||931.68 mi||west||0° 02' 03.3"||2.36 mi||north||931.79 mi|
|24 hours||13° 48' 44.3"||892.74 mi||east||1° 25' 16.3"||97.77 mi||north||902.17 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fianarantsoa||Sat 5:28 PM||99 km||61 miles||53 nm|| SW|
|Antsirabe||Sat 5:28 PM||141 km||88 miles||76 nm|| NW|
|Antananarivo||Sat 5:28 PM||222 km||138 miles||120 nm|| N|
|Toamasina||Sat 5:28 PM||346 km||215 miles||187 nm|| NNE|
|Toliara||Sat 5:28 PM||508 km||316 miles||274 nm|| WSW|
|Mahajanga||Sat 5:28 PM||594 km||369 miles||321 nm|| NNW|
|Saint-Denis||Sat 6:28 PM||793 km||493 miles||428 nm|| E|
|Mamoutzou||Sat 5:28 PM||939 km||584 miles||507 nm|| NNW|
|Port Louis||Sat 6:28 PM||1012 km||629 miles||546 nm|| E|
|Moroni||Sat 5:28 PM||1129 km||702 miles||610 nm|| NNW|
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