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 Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 08:48:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 08:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 05' ||South|
|Longitude: ||54° 54' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.57 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"||962.96 mi||west||0° 09' 28.1"||10.85 mi||south||962.67 mi|
|24 hours||14° 16' 37.8"||953.67 mi||east||3° 16' 13.1"||224.90 mi||south||972.17 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||626 km||389 miles||338 nm|| SSE|
|Saint-Denis||Tue 12:48 PM||644 km||400 miles||348 nm|| S|
|Toamasina||Tue 11:48 AM||678 km||421 miles||366 nm|| WSW|
|Antsiranana||Tue 11:48 AM||682 km||424 miles||368 nm|| WNW|
|Antananarivo||Tue 11:48 AM||894 km||555 miles||483 nm|| WSW|
|Antsirabe||Tue 11:48 AM||990 km||615 miles||534 nm|| WSW|
|Victoria||Tue 12:48 PM||1158 km||720 miles||625 nm|| N|
|Moroni||Tue 11:48 AM||1311 km||814 miles||708 nm|| WNW|
|Dar es Salaam||Tue 11:48 AM||1935 km||1202 miles||1045 nm|| WNW|
|Diego Garcia||Tue 2:48 PM||2094 km||1301 miles||1131 nm|| ENE|
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