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 14:38:00 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 48%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 14:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 53' ||South|
|Longitude: ||45° 25' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.62 meters/second, 1499.8 km/hour, 932.0 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' 55.4"||931.72 mi||west||0° 02' 04.7"||2.38 mi||north||931.83 mi|
|24 hours||13° 48' 32.0"||892.55 mi||east||1° 25' 46.8"||98.36 mi||north||902.07 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fianarantsoa||Sat 5:38 PM||184 km||114 miles||99 nm|| ESE|
|Antsirabe||Sat 5:38 PM||203 km||126 miles||109 nm|| NE|
|Antananarivo||Sat 5:38 PM||309 km||192 miles||167 nm|| NE|
|Toliara||Sat 5:38 PM||327 km||203 miles||177 nm|| SSW|
|Toamasina||Sat 5:38 PM||516 km||321 miles||279 nm|| NE|
|Mahajanga||Sat 5:38 PM||579 km||360 miles||313 nm|| N|
|Mamoutzou||Sat 5:38 PM||897 km||558 miles||485 nm|| N|
|Nampula||Sat 4:38 PM||913 km||567 miles||493 nm|| NW|
|Mutsamudu||Sat 5:38 PM||972 km||604 miles||525 nm|| N|
|Saint-Denis||Sat 6:38 PM||1043 km||648 miles||563 nm|| E|
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