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 09:48:00 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 5%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 09:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 28' ||South|
|Longitude: ||54° 47' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.34 meters/second, 1520.4 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' 37.1"||944.52 mi||west||0° 06' 30.2"||7.46 mi||south||944.25 mi|
|24 hours||14° 41' 24.2"||963.96 mi||east||1° 57' 22.0"||134.56 mi||south||967.67 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Saint-Denis||Wed 1:48 PM||276 km||172 miles||149 nm|| SSE|
|Port Louis||Wed 1:48 PM||341 km||212 miles||184 nm|| SE|
|Toamasina||Wed 12:48 PM||570 km||354 miles||308 nm|| W|
|Antananarivo||Wed 12:48 PM||769 km||478 miles||415 nm|| W|
|Antsirabe||Wed 12:48 PM||831 km||516 miles||448 nm|| WSW|
|Moroni||Wed 12:48 PM||1444 km||897 miles||779 nm|| WNW|
|Victoria||Wed 1:48 PM||1533 km||952 miles||828 nm|| N|
|Dar es Salaam||Wed 12:48 PM||2117 km||1316 miles||1143 nm|| NW|
|Diego Garcia||Wed 3:48 PM||2272 km||1412 miles||1227 nm|| ENE|
|Lilongwe||Wed 11:48 AM||2299 km||1429 miles||1241 nm|| W|
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