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 04:20:00 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 64%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 04:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 38' ||South|
|Longitude: ||10° 58' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.67 meters/second, 1503.6 km/hour, 934.3 miles/hour or 811.9 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' 25.5"||15.57 mi||west||0° 00' 04.3"||0.08 mi||north||15.57 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 39.0"||934.09 mi||west||0° 04' 26.7"||5.10 mi||north||934.33 mi|
|24 hours||13° 20' 50.3"||864.20 mi||east||2° 18' 30.7"||158.80 mi||north||884.85 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Swakopmund||Thu 5:20 AM||432 km||268 miles||233 nm|| ESE|
|Walvis Bay||Thu 5:20 AM||446 km||277 miles||241 nm|| SE|
|Windhoek||Thu 5:20 AM||669 km||416 miles||361 nm|| ESE|
|Lubango||Thu 5:20 AM||687 km||427 miles||371 nm|| NNE|
|Rundu||Thu 5:20 AM||972 km||604 miles||525 nm|| ENE|
|Huambo||Thu 5:20 AM||1007 km||626 miles||544 nm|| NNE|
|Luanda||Thu 5:20 AM||1328 km||825 miles||717 nm|| N|
|Gaborone||Thu 6:20 AM||1597 km||993 miles||863 nm|| ESE|
|Cape Town||Thu 6:20 AM||1646 km||1023 miles||889 nm|| SSE|
|Jamestown||Thu 4:20 AM||1839 km||1143 miles||993 nm|| WNW|
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