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, April 11, 2012 at 02:30:00 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: 75%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 02:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 47' ||South|
|Longitude: ||23° 16' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.62 meters/second, 1489.0 km/hour, 925.2 miles/hour or 804.0 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' 23.8"||15.42 mi||west||0° 00' 00.8"||0.02 mi||north||15.42 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 52.6"||925.00 mi||west||0° 00' 53.9"||1.03 mi||north||925.05 mi|
|24 hours||14° 09' 31.9"||909.65 mi||east||1° 00' 44.8"||69.66 mi||north||915.46 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Molepolole||Wed 4:30 AM||371 km||231 miles||201 nm|| SE|
|Gaborone||Wed 4:30 AM||418 km||260 miles||226 nm|| SE|
|Francistown||Wed 4:30 AM||445 km||277 miles||240 nm|| E|
|Rundu||Wed 3:30 AM||563 km||350 miles||304 nm|| NW|
|Bulawayo||Wed 4:30 AM||582 km||361 miles||314 nm|| ENE|
|Rustenburg||Wed 4:30 AM||592 km||368 miles||319 nm|| SE|
|Windhoek||Wed 3:30 AM||641 km||399 miles||346 nm|| W|
|Pretoria||Wed 4:30 AM||667 km||415 miles||360 nm|| SE|
|Johannesburg||Wed 4:30 AM||691 km||429 miles||373 nm|| SE|
|Lusaka||Wed 4:30 AM||881 km||547 miles||475 nm|| NE|
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