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, December 12, 2012 at 07:42:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 07:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 24' ||South|
|Longitude: ||46° 59' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.55 meters/second, 1499.6 km/hour, 931.8 miles/hour or 809.7 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' 21.9"||15.53 mi||west||0° 00' 03.1"||0.06 mi||south||15.53 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 55.9"||931.54 mi||west||0° 03' 06.9"||3.57 mi||south||931.39 mi|
|24 hours||15° 20' 05.1"||994.34 mi||east||0° 30' 52.3"||35.40 mi||south||993.30 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Antsirabe||Wed 10:42 AM||59 km||36 miles||32 nm|| N|
|Fianarantsoa||Wed 10:42 AM||118 km||73 miles||64 nm|| S|
|Antananarivo||Wed 10:42 AM||173 km||107 miles||93 nm|| NNE|
|Toamasina||Wed 10:42 AM||355 km||221 miles||192 nm|| NE|
|Toliara||Wed 10:42 AM||474 km||295 miles||256 nm|| SW|
|Mahajanga||Wed 10:42 AM||522 km||324 miles||282 nm|| N|
|Mamoutzou||Wed 10:42 AM||863 km||536 miles||466 nm|| NNW|
|Saint-Denis||Wed 11:42 AM||884 km||549 miles||477 nm|| E|
|Mutsamudu||Wed 10:42 AM||952 km||591 miles||514 nm|| NNW|
|Nampula||Wed 9:42 AM||1006 km||625 miles||543 nm|| NW|
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