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 09:38:00 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 09:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 13' ||South|
|Longitude: ||42° 53' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.28 meters/second, 1549.0 km/hour, 962.5 miles/hour or 836.4 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"||16.04 mi||west||0° 00' 09.3"||0.18 mi||south||16.04 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 55.7"||962.31 mi||west||0° 09' 23.0"||10.75 mi||south||962.01 mi|
|24 hours||14° 17' 44.0"||954.30 mi||east||3° 13' 51.7"||222.20 mi||south||972.19 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mamoutzou||Tue 12:38 PM||369 km||229 miles||199 nm|| NE|
|Mutsamudu||Tue 12:38 PM||375 km||233 miles||202 nm|| NNE|
|Nampula||Tue 11:38 AM||390 km||243 miles||211 nm|| W|
|Moroni||Tue 12:38 PM||395 km||245 miles||213 nm|| N|
|Antananarivo||Tue 12:38 PM||641 km||398 miles||346 nm|| SE|
|Antsirabe||Tue 12:38 PM||677 km||421 miles||366 nm|| SE|
|Toamasina||Tue 12:38 PM||767 km||476 miles||414 nm|| ESE|
|Lilongwe||Tue 11:38 AM||992 km||616 miles||536 nm|| W|
|Beira||Tue 11:38 AM||996 km||619 miles||538 nm|| WSW|
|Dar es Salaam||Tue 12:38 PM||1008 km||627 miles||544 nm|| NNW|
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