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 Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 23:44:00 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: 97%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 23:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 28' ||South|
|Longitude: ||26° 17' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.12 meters/second, 1501.6 km/hour, 933.1 miles/hour or 810.8 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' 23.4"||15.55 mi||west||0° 00' 04.6"||0.09 mi||north||15.55 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 34.4"||932.87 mi||west||0° 04' 48.8"||5.52 mi||north||933.13 mi|
|24 hours||14° 09' 43.2"||917.91 mi||east||2° 30' 55.4"||173.03 mi||north||941.14 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Francistown||Wed 1:44 AM||150 km||93 miles||81 nm|| ESE|
|Bulawayo||Wed 1:44 AM||243 km||151 miles||131 nm|| E|
|Molepolole||Wed 1:44 AM||443 km||275 miles||239 nm|| S|
|Gaborone||Wed 1:44 AM||465 km||289 miles||251 nm|| S|
|Harare||Wed 1:44 AM||580 km||360 miles||313 nm|| ENE|
|Rustenburg||Wed 1:44 AM||584 km||363 miles||315 nm|| S|
|Lusaka||Wed 1:44 AM||598 km||371 miles||323 nm|| NNE|
|Pretoria||Wed 1:44 AM||616 km||383 miles||333 nm|| SSE|
|Johannesburg||Wed 1:44 AM||660 km||410 miles||357 nm|| SSE|
|Rundu||Wed 12:44 AM||741 km||461 miles||400 nm|| WNW|
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