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 Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 03:48:00 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: 34%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 03:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 50' ||South|
|Longitude: ||48° 36' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.12 meters/second, 1606.0 km/hour, 997.9 miles/hour or 867.2 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' 29.9"||16.63 mi||west||0° 00' 11.7"||0.23 mi||south||16.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 59.8"||997.86 mi||west||0° 11' 48.9"||13.53 mi||south||997.77 mi|
|24 hours||12° 20' 34.8"||849.43 mi||east||4° 36' 38.7"||316.88 mi||south||902.49 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Victoria||Sat 7:48 AM||771 km||479 miles||416 nm|| E|
|Mutsamudu||Sat 6:48 AM||839 km||521 miles||453 nm|| SSW|
|Mamoutzou||Sat 6:48 AM||853 km||530 miles||461 nm|| SSW|
|Moroni||Sat 6:48 AM||869 km||540 miles||469 nm|| SW|
|Mogadishu||Sat 6:48 AM||943 km||586 miles||509 nm|| NNW|
|Mombasa||Sat 6:48 AM||1010 km||628 miles||545 nm|| W|
|Dar es Salaam||Sat 6:48 AM||1037 km||644 miles||560 nm|| W|
|Nairobi||Sat 6:48 AM||1403 km||872 miles||757 nm|| WNW|
|Dodoma||Sat 6:48 AM||1425 km||885 miles||769 nm|| W|
|Antananarivo||Sat 6:48 AM||1453 km||903 miles||784 nm|| S|
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