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 09:58:00 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 09:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 16' ||South|
|Longitude: ||38° 05' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.16 meters/second, 1548.6 km/hour, 962.3 miles/hour or 836.2 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' 24.8"||16.04 mi||west||0° 00' 09.3"||0.18 mi||south||16.04 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 54.4"||962.04 mi||west||0° 09' 20.9"||10.72 mi||south||961.75 mi|
|24 hours||14° 18' 10.3"||954.55 mi||east||3° 12' 54.9"||221.11 mi||south||972.20 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Nampula||Tue 11:58 AM||127 km||79 miles||69 nm|| E|
|Blantyre||Tue 11:58 AM||336 km||209 miles||181 nm|| W|
|Lilongwe||Tue 11:58 AM||486 km||302 miles||262 nm|| WNW|
|Beira||Tue 11:58 AM||612 km||380 miles||331 nm|| SSW|
|Moroni||Tue 12:58 PM||692 km||430 miles||374 nm|| NE|
|Mutsamudu||Tue 12:58 PM||764 km||475 miles||413 nm|| ENE|
|Harare||Tue 11:58 AM||803 km||499 miles||434 nm|| WSW|
|Mamoutzou||Tue 12:58 PM||819 km||509 miles||442 nm|| ENE|
|Dar es Salaam||Tue 12:58 PM||943 km||586 miles||509 nm|| N|
|Zanzibar City||Tue 12:58 PM||1014 km||630 miles||547 nm|| N|
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