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 Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 09:32:00 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 hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 09:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 12' ||South|
|Longitude: ||50° 60' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.44 meters/second, 1538.8 km/hour, 956.2 miles/hour or 830.9 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' 23.4"||15.94 mi||west||0° 00' 07.2"||0.14 mi||north||15.94 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 28.9"||956.02 mi||west||0° 07' 22.0"||8.44 mi||north||956.35 mi|
|24 hours||14° 18' 12.6"||950.19 mi||east||3° 25' 38.5"||235.65 mi||north||986.40 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Toamasina||Thu 12:32 PM||274 km||170 miles||148 nm|| SW|
|Antsiranana||Thu 12:32 PM||472 km||293 miles||255 nm|| NNW|
|Antananarivo||Thu 12:32 PM||476 km||295 miles||257 nm|| SW|
|Mahajanga||Thu 12:32 PM||504 km||313 miles||272 nm|| W|
|Antsirabe||Thu 12:32 PM||583 km||362 miles||315 nm|| SW|
|Saint-Denis||Thu 1:32 PM||699 km||434 miles||377 nm|| SE|
|Mamoutzou||Thu 12:32 PM||727 km||452 miles||393 nm|| WNW|
|Port Louis||Thu 1:32 PM||815 km||507 miles||440 nm|| ESE|
|Mutsamudu||Thu 12:32 PM||841 km||522 miles||454 nm|| WNW|
|Moroni||Thu 12:32 PM||970 km||603 miles||524 nm|| WNW|
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