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 Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 09:46:00 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: 5%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 27' ||South|
|Longitude: ||55° 16' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.35 meters/second, 1520.5 km/hour, 944.8 miles/hour or 821.0 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' 23.6"||15.75 mi||west||0° 00' 06.5"||0.13 mi||south||15.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 37.2"||944.54 mi||west||0° 06' 30.5"||7.46 mi||south||944.27 mi|
|24 hours||14° 41' 23.0"||963.95 mi||east||1° 57' 28.8"||134.69 mi||south||967.68 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Saint-Denis||Wed 1:46 PM||269 km||167 miles||145 nm|| S|
|Port Louis||Wed 1:46 PM||301 km||187 miles||163 nm|| SE|
|Toamasina||Wed 12:46 PM||621 km||386 miles||335 nm|| W|
|Antananarivo||Wed 12:46 PM||819 km||509 miles||442 nm|| W|
|Antsirabe||Wed 12:46 PM||880 km||547 miles||475 nm|| WSW|
|Moroni||Wed 12:46 PM||1488 km||924 miles||803 nm|| WNW|
|Victoria||Wed 1:46 PM||1531 km||951 miles||827 nm|| N|
|Dar es Salaam||Wed 12:46 PM||2159 km||1341 miles||1166 nm|| NW|
|Diego Garcia||Wed 3:46 PM||2228 km||1384 miles||1203 nm|| ENE|
|Lilongwe||Wed 11:46 AM||2349 km||1460 miles||1268 nm|| W|
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