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 04:08:00 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: 34%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 04:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 54' ||South|
|Longitude: ||43° 46' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.06 meters/second, 1605.8 km/hour, 997.8 miles/hour or 867.1 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' 58.5"||997.72 mi||west||0° 11' 48.6"||13.53 mi||south||997.63 mi|
|24 hours||12° 21' 12.0"||850.04 mi||east||4° 36' 24.2"||316.61 mi||south||902.93 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mombasa||Sat 7:08 AM||498 km||310 miles||269 nm|| WNW|
|Dar es Salaam||Sat 7:08 AM||507 km||315 miles||274 nm|| WSW|
|Zanzibar City||Sat 7:08 AM||508 km||315 miles||274 nm|| W|
|Moroni||Sat 7:08 AM||640 km||398 miles||346 nm|| S|
|Mutsamudu||Sat 7:08 AM||697 km||433 miles||376 nm|| S|
|Mamoutzou||Sat 7:08 AM||778 km||484 miles||420 nm|| SSE|
|Dodoma||Sat 7:08 AM||889 km||553 miles||480 nm|| W|
|Mogadishu||Sat 7:08 AM||895 km||556 miles||483 nm|| N|
|Nairobi||Sat 7:08 AM||926 km||575 miles||500 nm|| WNW|
|Victoria||Sat 8:08 AM||1303 km||809 miles||703 nm|| E|
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