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 29, 2012 at 22:38:00 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: 98%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 22:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 41' ||North|
|Longitude: ||37° 54' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.39 meters/second, 1549.4 km/hour, 962.8 miles/hour or 836.6 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' 31.5"||16.05 mi||west||0° 00' 06.6"||0.13 mi||south||16.05 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 31.5"||962.60 mi||west||0° 06' 46.6"||7.77 mi||south||962.92 mi|
|24 hours||11° 17' 12.3"||748.04 mi||east||3° 03' 20.2"||210.10 mi||south||782.36 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Keren||Sun 1:38 AM||115 km||71 miles||62 nm|| SSE|
|Asmara||Sun 1:38 AM||185 km||115 miles||100 nm|| SE|
|Kassala||Sun 1:38 AM||211 km||131 miles||114 nm|| SW|
|Teseney||Sun 1:38 AM||219 km||136 miles||118 nm|| SW|
|Port Sudan||Sun 1:38 AM||334 km||207 miles||180 nm|| NNW|
|Mek'ele||Sun 1:38 AM||390 km||242 miles||211 nm|| SSE|
|Khamis Mushait||Sun 1:38 AM||544 km||338 miles||294 nm|| ENE|
|Jeddah||Sun 1:38 AM||550 km||342 miles||297 nm|| NNE|
|Makkah||Sun 1:38 AM||564 km||350 miles||304 nm|| NNE|
|Al Hudaydah||Sun 1:38 AM||578 km||359 miles||312 nm|| ESE|
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