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 08:44:00 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 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 40' ||South|
|Longitude: ||57° 42' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.49 meters/second, 1546.2 km/hour, 960.7 miles/hour or 834.9 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' 25.2"||16.01 mi||west||0° 00' 08.8"||0.17 mi||north||16.01 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 16.6"||960.62 mi||west||0° 08' 57.7"||10.27 mi||north||961.02 mi|
|24 hours||13° 29' 52.6"||899.14 mi||east||3° 58' 20.0"||273.10 mi||north||947.32 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Louis||Sat 12:44 PM||499 km||310 miles||269 nm|| S|
|Saint-Denis||Sat 12:44 PM||624 km||388 miles||337 nm|| SSW|
|Toamasina||Sat 11:44 AM||925 km||575 miles||500 nm|| WSW|
|Antananarivo||Sat 11:44 AM||1140 km||709 miles||616 nm|| WSW|
|Victoria||Sat 12:44 PM||1245 km||774 miles||672 nm|| NNW|
|Moroni||Sat 11:44 AM||1617 km||1005 miles||873 nm|| WNW|
|Diego Garcia||Sat 2:44 PM||1850 km||1149 miles||999 nm|| ENE|
|Dar es Salaam||Sat 11:44 AM||2233 km||1388 miles||1206 nm|| WNW|
|Mogadishu||Sat 11:44 AM||2384 km||1481 miles||1287 nm|| NW|
|Lilongwe||Sat 10:44 AM||2580 km||1603 miles||1393 nm|| W|
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