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 08:46:00 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 08:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 54' ||South|
|Longitude: ||47° 00' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.02 meters/second, 1494.1 km/hour, 928.4 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' 36.9"||928.13 mi||west||0° 00' 54.0"||1.03 mi||north||928.18 mi|
|24 hours||15° 12' 00.6"||982.38 mi||east||1° 05' 04.8"||74.62 mi||north||988.68 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fianarantsoa||Thu 11:46 AM||62 km||39 miles||34 nm|| S|
|Antsirabe||Thu 11:46 AM||114 km||71 miles||62 nm|| N|
|Antananarivo||Thu 11:46 AM||226 km||140 miles||122 nm|| NNE|
|Toamasina||Thu 11:46 AM||395 km||245 miles||213 nm|| NE|
|Toliara||Thu 11:46 AM||439 km||273 miles||237 nm|| SW|
|Mahajanga||Thu 11:46 AM||577 km||359 miles||312 nm|| N|
|Saint-Denis||Thu 12:46 PM||879 km||546 miles||475 nm|| E|
|Mamoutzou||Thu 11:46 AM||917 km||570 miles||495 nm|| NNW|
|Mutsamudu||Thu 11:46 AM||1005 km||625 miles||543 nm|| NNW|
|Moroni||Thu 11:46 AM||1094 km||680 miles||591 nm|| NNW|
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