Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
UTC time = Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 8:48:00 AM.
= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.
= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).
The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Monday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Monday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 08:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.58 meters/second, 1550.1 km/hour, 963.2 miles/hour or 837.0 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' 25.0"||16.05 mi||West||0° 00' 09.5"||0.18 mi||South||16.05 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 59.0"||962.91 mi||West||0° 09' 28.3"||10.85 mi||South||962.62 mi|
|24 hours||14° 16' 36.3"||953.59 mi||East||3° 16' 16.2"||224.94 mi||South||972.10 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Louis||Tue 12:48 PM||615 km||382 miles||332 nm||SSE|
|Saint-Denis||Tue 12:48 PM||643 km||399 miles||347 nm||S|
|Toamasina||Tue 11:48 AM||703 km||437 miles||380 nm||WSW|
|Antananarivo||Tue 11:48 AM||918 km||570 miles||496 nm||WSW|
|Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)||Tue 12:48 PM||1014 km||630 miles||547 nm||ESE|
|Antsirabe||Tue 11:48 AM||1014 km||630 miles||548 nm||WSW|
|Victoria||Tue 12:48 PM||1157 km||719 miles||625 nm||N|
|Moroni||Tue 11:48 AM||1343 km||835 miles||725 nm||WNW|
|Dar es Salaam||Tue 11:48 AM||1960 km||1218 miles||1059 nm||WNW|
|Diego Garcia||Tue 2:48 PM||2067 km||1285 miles||1116 nm||ENE|
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