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 Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 04:40:00 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: 60%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 04:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 56' ||South|
|Longitude: ||8° 59' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.53 meters/second, 1488.7 km/hour, 925.0 miles/hour or 803.8 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' 24.5"||15.42 mi||west||0° 00' 01.3"||0.03 mi||south||15.42 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 33.4"||924.76 mi||west||0° 01' 17.6"||1.48 mi||south||924.70 mi|
|24 hours||14° 01' 43.9"||900.37 mi||east||0° 08' 35.8"||9.86 mi||north||900.87 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Swakopmund *||Wed 6:40 AM||578 km||359 miles||312 nm|| E|
|Walvis Bay *||Wed 6:40 AM||580 km||360 miles||313 nm|| ESE|
|Windhoek *||Wed 6:40 AM||840 km||522 miles||454 nm|| E|
|Lubango||Wed 5:40 AM||910 km||566 miles||491 nm|| NNE|
|Luanda||Wed 5:40 AM||1518 km||944 miles||820 nm|| NNE|
|Cape Town||Wed 6:40 AM||1620 km||1007 miles||875 nm|| SSE|
|Jamestown||Wed 4:40 AM||1683 km||1046 miles||909 nm|| WNW|
|Gaborone||Wed 6:40 AM||1757 km||1092 miles||949 nm|| ESE|
|Johannesburg||Wed 6:40 AM||1994 km||1239 miles||1077 nm|| ESE|
|Pretoria||Wed 6:40 AM||2000 km||1243 miles||1080 nm|| ESE|
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