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 Monday, December 17, 2012 at 13:06:00 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: 23%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, December 17, 2012 at 13:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 49' ||South|
|Longitude: ||40° 33' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.86 meters/second, 1594.3 km/hour, 990.6 miles/hour or 860.9 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' 29.3"||16.51 mi||west||0° 00' 11.2"||0.22 mi||north||16.51 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 28.5"||990.62 mi||west||0° 11' 16.9"||12.92 mi||north||990.95 mi|
|24 hours||11° 51' 56.1"||811.15 mi||east||4° 36' 37.1"||316.83 mi||north||874.70 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Dar es Salaam||Mon 4:06 PM||261 km||162 miles||141 nm|| NNW|
|Zanzibar City||Mon 4:06 PM||329 km||205 miles||178 nm|| NNW|
|Moroni||Mon 4:06 PM||437 km||272 miles||236 nm|| SE|
|Mombasa||Mon 4:06 PM||535 km||333 miles||289 nm|| N|
|Mutsamudu||Mon 4:06 PM||561 km||348 miles||303 nm|| SE|
|Dodoma||Mon 4:06 PM||606 km||377 miles||327 nm|| WNW|
|Mamoutzou||Mon 4:06 PM||674 km||419 miles||364 nm|| SE|
|Nampula||Mon 3:06 PM||711 km||442 miles||384 nm|| S|
|Nairobi||Mon 4:06 PM||930 km||578 miles||502 nm|| NNW|
|Lilongwe||Mon 3:06 PM||935 km||581 miles||505 nm|| SW|
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