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 15, 2012 at 10:20:00 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: 6%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 10:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 09' ||South|
|Longitude: ||54° 14' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.95 meters/second, 1533.4 km/hour, 952.8 miles/hour or 828.0 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' 24.6"||15.88 mi||west||0° 00' 07.7"||0.15 mi||north||15.88 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 43.2"||952.67 mi||west||0° 07' 50.5"||8.99 mi||north||953.05 mi|
|24 hours||13° 40' 00.4"||903.43 mi||east||3° 34' 25.4"||245.74 mi||north||944.04 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Saint-Denis||Sat 2:20 PM||432 km||268 miles||233 nm|| SSE|
|Port Louis||Sat 2:20 PM||480 km||298 miles||259 nm|| SE|
|Toamasina||Sat 1:20 PM||523 km||325 miles||283 nm|| WSW|
|Antananarivo||Sat 1:20 PM||737 km||458 miles||398 nm|| WSW|
|Antsirabe||Sat 1:20 PM||817 km||507 miles||441 nm|| WSW|
|Moroni||Sat 1:20 PM||1323 km||822 miles||714 nm|| WNW|
|Victoria||Sat 2:20 PM||1393 km||865 miles||752 nm|| N|
|Dar es Salaam||Sat 1:20 PM||1986 km||1234 miles||1072 nm|| WNW|
|Lilongwe||Sat 12:20 PM||2220 km||1380 miles||1199 nm|| W|
|Diego Garcia||Sat 4:20 PM||2255 km||1401 miles||1218 nm|| ENE|
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