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 Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 19:06:00 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: 74%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 41' ||South|
|Longitude: ||10° 59' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.29 meters/second, 1502.2 km/hour, 933.5 miles/hour or 811.1 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' 25.0"||15.56 mi||west||0° 00' 03.3"||0.06 mi||north||15.56 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 08.8"||933.22 mi||west||0° 03' 26.3"||3.94 mi||north||933.41 mi|
|24 hours||13° 43' 38.4"||888.48 mi||east||1° 57' 31.9"||134.75 mi||north||904.11 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Swakopmund||Sun 8:06 PM||427 km||266 miles||231 nm|| ESE|
|Walvis Bay||Sun 8:06 PM||442 km||274 miles||238 nm|| SE|
|Windhoek||Sun 8:06 PM||666 km||414 miles||360 nm|| ESE|
|Lubango||Sun 8:06 PM||691 km||430 miles||373 nm|| NNE|
|Rundu||Sun 8:06 PM||972 km||604 miles||525 nm|| ENE|
|Menongue||Sun 8:06 PM||975 km||606 miles||526 nm|| NE|
|Huambo||Sun 8:06 PM||1011 km||628 miles||546 nm|| NNE|
|Luanda||Sun 8:06 PM||1333 km||828 miles||720 nm|| N|
|Gaborone||Sun 9:06 PM||1594 km||990 miles||861 nm|| ESE|
|Cape Town||Sun 9:06 PM||1640 km||1019 miles||885 nm|| SSE|
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