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 09:20:00 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 09:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 34' ||South|
|Longitude: ||49° 03' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.70 meters/second, 1546.9 km/hour, 961.2 miles/hour or 835.3 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"||16.02 mi||west||0° 00' 09.0"||0.17 mi||north||16.02 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 19.5"||961.09 mi||west||0° 09' 01.2"||10.34 mi||north||961.50 mi|
|24 hours||13° 28' 38.9"||898.17 mi||east||3° 59' 27.3"||274.38 mi||north||946.74 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Toamasina||Sat 12:20 PM||288 km||179 miles||156 nm|| S|
|Mahajanga||Sat 12:20 PM||294 km||182 miles||158 nm|| W|
|Antsiranana||Sat 12:20 PM||365 km||227 miles||197 nm|| N|
|Antananarivo||Sat 12:20 PM||404 km||251 miles||218 nm|| SSW|
|Mamoutzou||Sat 12:20 PM||514 km||319 miles||278 nm|| NW|
|Antsirabe||Sat 12:20 PM||521 km||324 miles||281 nm|| SSW|
|Mutsamudu||Sat 12:20 PM||628 km||390 miles||339 nm|| NW|
|Fianarantsoa||Sat 12:20 PM||683 km||425 miles||369 nm|| SSW|
|Moroni||Sat 12:20 PM||755 km||469 miles||408 nm|| NW|
|Saint-Denis||Sat 1:20 PM||897 km||557 miles||484 nm|| SE|
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