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.
September Equinox 2012
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 14:48:00 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 14:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 53' ||South|
|Longitude: ||43° 01' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.64 meters/second, 1499.9 km/hour, 932.0 miles/hour or 809.9 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' 55.7"||931.77 mi||west||0° 02' 06.0"||2.41 mi||north||931.88 mi|
|24 hours||13° 48' 19.6"||892.36 mi||east||1° 26' 17.3"||98.94 mi||north||901.96 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Toliara||Sat 5:48 PM||281 km||175 miles||152 nm|| SSE|
|Fianarantsoa||Sat 5:48 PM||427 km||265 miles||230 nm|| E|
|Antsirabe||Sat 5:48 PM||434 km||269 miles||234 nm|| ENE|
|Antananarivo||Sat 5:48 PM||519 km||322 miles||280 nm|| ENE|
|Mahajanga||Sat 5:48 PM||669 km||415 miles||361 nm|| NNE|
|Toamasina||Sat 5:48 PM||735 km||457 miles||397 nm|| ENE|
|Nampula||Sat 4:48 PM||752 km||468 miles||406 nm|| NNW|
|Beira||Sat 4:48 PM||862 km||536 miles||466 nm|| W|
|Mamoutzou||Sat 5:48 PM||927 km||576 miles||501 nm|| NNE|
|Mutsamudu||Sat 5:48 PM||976 km||607 miles||527 nm|| N|
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