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 Sunday, September 23, 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: 59%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 14:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 27' ||South|
|Longitude: ||56° 50' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.08 meters/second, 1515.9 km/hour, 941.9 miles/hour or 818.5 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' 26.1"||15.70 mi||west||0° 00' 05.1"||0.10 mi||north||15.70 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 10.7"||941.74 mi||west||0° 05' 08.5"||5.89 mi||north||942.01 mi|
|24 hours||13° 13' 44.2"||863.02 mi||east||2° 33' 27.7"||175.92 mi||north||887.12 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Louis||Sun 6:48 PM||106 km||66 miles||57 nm|| SE|
|Saint-Denis||Sun 6:48 PM||214 km||133 miles||116 nm|| SW|
|Toamasina||Sun 5:48 PM||796 km||494 miles||430 nm|| W|
|Antananarivo||Sun 5:48 PM||981 km||609 miles||530 nm|| W|
|Victoria||Sun 6:48 PM||1647 km||1023 miles||889 nm|| N|
|Moroni||Sun 5:48 PM||1684 km||1047 miles||909 nm|| WNW|
|Diego Garcia||Sun 8:48 PM||2153 km||1338 miles||1162 nm|| NE|
|Dar es Salaam||Sun 5:48 PM||2356 km||1464 miles||1272 nm|| NW|
|Lilongwe||Sun 4:48 PM||2529 km||1572 miles||1366 nm|| W|
|Maputo||Sun 4:48 PM||2589 km||1609 miles||1398 nm|| WSW|
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