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 15:48:00 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 15:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 22' ||South|
|Longitude: ||42° 23' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.33 meters/second, 1516.8 km/hour, 942.5 miles/hour or 819.0 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"||15.71 mi||west||0° 00' 05.1"||0.10 mi||north||15.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 14.3"||942.30 mi||west||0° 05' 15.5"||6.03 mi||north||942.58 mi|
|24 hours||13° 12' 08.5"||861.74 mi||east||2° 35' 58.3"||178.79 mi||north||886.49 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Antsirabe||Sun 6:48 PM||490 km||304 miles||265 nm|| E|
|Antananarivo||Sun 6:48 PM||542 km||336 miles||292 nm|| E|
|Nampula||Sun 5:48 PM||576 km||358 miles||311 nm|| NW|
|Toamasina||Sun 6:48 PM||751 km||467 miles||406 nm|| E|
|Mamoutzou||Sun 6:48 PM||789 km||490 miles||426 nm|| NNE|
|Beira||Sun 5:48 PM||794 km||494 miles||429 nm|| W|
|Mutsamudu||Sun 6:48 PM||825 km||513 miles||445 nm|| NNE|
|Moroni||Sun 6:48 PM||857 km||533 miles||463 nm|| N|
|Lilongwe||Sun 5:48 PM||1094 km||680 miles||591 nm|| WNW|
|Harare||Sun 5:48 PM||1209 km||751 miles||653 nm|| W|
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