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, January 12, 2013 at 08:20:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 08:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 43' ||South|
|Longitude: ||63° 28' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.35 meters/second, 1545.7 km/hour, 960.4 miles/hour or 834.6 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' 25.2"||16.01 mi||west||0° 00' 08.8"||0.17 mi||north||16.01 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 14.6"||960.30 mi||west||0° 08' 55.4"||10.23 mi||north||960.71 mi|
|24 hours||13° 30' 41.8"||899.78 mi||east||3° 57' 34.8"||272.23 mi||north||947.71 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Louis||Sat 12:20 PM||801 km||498 miles||432 nm|| SW|
|Saint-Denis||Sat 12:20 PM||1021 km||635 miles||551 nm|| SW|
|Diego Garcia||Sat 2:20 PM||1346 km||837 miles||727 nm|| NE|
|Victoria||Sat 12:20 PM||1508 km||937 miles||814 nm|| NW|
|Antananarivo||Sat 11:20 AM||1731 km||1076 miles||935 nm|| WSW|
|Moroni||Sat 11:20 AM||2224 km||1382 miles||1201 nm|| W|
|Male||Sat 1:20 PM||2463 km||1530 miles||1330 nm|| NNE|
|Mogadishu||Sat 11:20 AM||2800 km||1740 miles||1512 nm|| NW|
|Amsterdam Island||Sat 1:20 PM||2812 km||1747 miles||1519 nm|| SSE|
|Dar es Salaam||Sat 11:20 AM||2814 km||1749 miles||1519 nm|| WNW|
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