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 Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 08:32:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 08:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 54' ||South|
|Longitude: ||50° 21' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.01 meters/second, 1494.0 km/hour, 928.3 miles/hour or 806.7 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' 21.6"||15.47 mi||west||0° 00' 00.8"||0.02 mi||north||15.47 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 36.6"||928.11 mi||west||0° 00' 51.9"||0.99 mi||north||928.15 mi|
|24 hours||15° 12' 14.4"||982.61 mi||east||1° 04' 12.8"||73.63 mi||north||988.79 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Toamasina||Thu 11:32 AM||320 km||199 miles||173 nm|| NNW|
|Fianarantsoa||Thu 11:32 AM||345 km||214 miles||186 nm|| W|
|Antsirabe||Thu 11:32 AM||365 km||227 miles||197 nm|| WNW|
|Antananarivo||Thu 11:32 AM||369 km||229 miles||199 nm|| NW|
|Saint-Denis||Thu 12:32 PM||531 km||330 miles||286 nm|| E|
|Port Louis||Thu 12:32 PM||749 km||466 miles||405 nm|| E|
|Moroni||Thu 11:32 AM||1268 km||788 miles||685 nm|| NW|
|Victoria||Thu 12:32 PM||1883 km||1170 miles||1017 nm|| NNE|
|Maputo||Thu 10:32 AM||1899 km||1180 miles||1025 nm|| WSW|
|Lilongwe||Thu 10:32 AM||1918 km||1192 miles||1036 nm|| WNW|
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