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 14:58:00 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 14:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 53' ||South|
|Longitude: ||40° 37' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.66 meters/second, 1500.0 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"||15.54 mi||west||0° 00' 02.1"||0.04 mi||north||15.54 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 56.2"||931.81 mi||west||0° 02' 07.4"||2.44 mi||north||931.92 mi|
|24 hours||13° 48' 07.1"||892.17 mi||east||1° 26' 47.8"||99.52 mi||north||901.86 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Beira||Sat 4:58 PM||615 km||382 miles||332 nm|| W|
|Nampula||Sat 4:58 PM||654 km||406 miles||353 nm|| NNW|
|Antsirabe||Sat 5:58 PM||679 km||422 miles||366 nm|| E|
|Antananarivo||Sat 5:58 PM||754 km||469 miles||407 nm|| ENE|
|Toamasina||Sat 5:58 PM||970 km||603 miles||524 nm|| ENE|
|Maputo||Sat 4:58 PM||995 km||619 miles||538 nm|| SW|
|Lilongwe||Sat 4:58 PM||1054 km||655 miles||569 nm|| NW|
|Moroni||Sat 5:58 PM||1059 km||658 miles||572 nm|| NNE|
|Harare||Sat 4:58 PM||1060 km||659 miles||573 nm|| WNW|
|Mbabane||Sat 4:58 PM||1140 km||708 miles||615 nm|| SW|
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