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 10:08:00 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 10:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 30' ||South|
|Longitude: ||49° 59' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.25 meters/second, 1520.1 km/hour, 944.5 miles/hour or 820.8 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"||15.74 mi||west||0° 00' 06.4"||0.12 mi||south||15.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 36.4"||944.30 mi||west||0° 06' 27.5"||7.41 mi||south||944.04 mi|
|24 hours||14° 41' 35.7"||963.96 mi||east||1° 56' 13.3"||133.25 mi||south||967.54 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Toamasina||Wed 1:08 PM||73 km||45 miles||39 nm|| WNW|
|Antananarivo||Wed 1:08 PM||265 km||165 miles||143 nm|| W|
|Antsirabe||Wed 1:08 PM||346 km||215 miles||187 nm|| WSW|
|Fianarantsoa||Wed 1:08 PM||447 km||278 miles||241 nm|| SW|
|Mahajanga||Wed 1:08 PM||497 km||309 miles||269 nm|| NW|
|Saint-Denis||Wed 2:08 PM||630 km||392 miles||340 nm|| ESE|
|Port Louis||Wed 2:08 PM||810 km||503 miles||437 nm|| ESE|
|Mamoutzou||Wed 1:08 PM||812 km||505 miles||439 nm|| NW|
|Mutsamudu||Wed 1:08 PM||923 km||573 miles||498 nm|| NW|
|Moroni||Wed 1:08 PM||1042 km||647 miles||563 nm|| NW|
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