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 24, 2012 at 17:24:00 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: 76%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 17:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 23' ||South|
|Longitude: ||38° 42' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.51 meters/second, 1611.0 km/hour, 1001.0 miles/hour or 869.9 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' 32.0"||16.68 mi||west||0° 00' 11.1"||0.21 mi||north||16.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 05.6"||1001.04 mi||west||0° 11' 11.6"||12.82 mi||north||1001.27 mi|
|24 hours||10° 59' 42.3"||757.25 mi||east||4° 31' 02.9"||310.42 mi||north||820.27 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Zanzibar City||Wed 8:24 PM||102 km||63 miles||55 nm|| SSE|
|Dar es Salaam||Wed 8:24 PM||172 km||107 miles||93 nm|| SSE|
|Mombasa||Wed 8:24 PM||182 km||113 miles||98 nm|| NE|
|Arusha||Wed 8:24 PM||316 km||196 miles||171 nm|| NW|
|Dodoma||Wed 8:24 PM||340 km||211 miles||183 nm|| WSW|
|Nairobi||Wed 8:24 PM||499 km||310 miles||270 nm|| NNW|
|Nakuru||Wed 8:24 PM||633 km||393 miles||342 nm|| NNW|
|Mwanza||Wed 8:24 PM||718 km||446 miles||388 nm|| WNW|
|Moroni||Wed 8:24 PM||861 km||535 miles||465 nm|| SE|
|Kampala||Wed 8:24 PM||927 km||576 miles||501 nm|| NW|
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