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, April 12, 2012 at 03:40:00 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: 64%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 03:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 41' ||South|
|Longitude: ||20° 35' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.51 meters/second, 1503.0 km/hour, 934.0 miles/hour or 811.6 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' 25.6"||15.57 mi||west||0° 00' 04.2"||0.08 mi||north||15.57 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 35.9"||933.74 mi||west||0° 04' 21.6"||5.00 mi||north||933.97 mi|
|24 hours||13° 22' 13.1"||865.41 mi||east||2° 16' 43.8"||156.76 mi||north||885.63 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rundu||Thu 4:40 AM||318 km||198 miles||172 nm|| NNW|
|Windhoek||Thu 4:40 AM||417 km||259 miles||225 nm|| WSW|
|Molepolole||Thu 5:40 AM||653 km||406 miles||352 nm|| SE|
|Swakopmund||Thu 4:40 AM||665 km||413 miles||359 nm|| WSW|
|Walvis Bay||Thu 4:40 AM||678 km||421 miles||366 nm|| WSW|
|Gaborone||Thu 5:40 AM||701 km||436 miles||379 nm|| SE|
|Francistown||Thu 5:40 AM||722 km||448 miles||390 nm|| E|
|Rustenburg||Thu 5:40 AM||876 km||544 miles||473 nm|| SE|
|Pretoria||Thu 5:40 AM||958 km||596 miles||518 nm|| SE|
|Johannesburg||Thu 5:40 AM||977 km||607 miles||527 nm|| SE|
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