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 Monday, September 17, 2012 at 11:20:00 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: 3%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, September 17, 2012 at 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 35' ||South|
|Longitude: ||23° 53' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.41 meters/second, 1592.7 km/hour, 989.6 miles/hour or 860.0 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' 27.9"||16.49 mi||west||0° 00' 12.0"||0.23 mi||south||16.49 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 58.5"||989.52 mi||west||0° 11' 59.2"||13.73 mi||south||989.35 mi|
|24 hours||13° 03' 12.2"||892.89 mi||east||4° 31' 31.1"||311.06 mi||south||939.61 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mbuji-Mayi||Mon 12:20 PM||274 km||170 miles||148 nm|| N|
|Lubumbashi||Mon 1:20 PM||520 km||323 miles||281 nm|| SE|
|Kitwe||Mon 1:20 PM||665 km||413 miles||359 nm|| SE|
|Bujumbura||Mon 1:20 PM||835 km||519 miles||451 nm|| NE|
|Gitega||Mon 1:20 PM||878 km||546 miles||474 nm|| NE|
|Lusaka||Mon 1:20 PM||894 km||556 miles||483 nm|| SSE|
|Butare||Mon 1:20 PM||926 km||575 miles||500 nm|| NE|
|Muyinga||Mon 1:20 PM||955 km||593 miles||516 nm|| NE|
|Gitarama||Mon 1:20 PM||968 km||602 miles||523 nm|| NE|
|Kigali||Mon 1:20 PM||1002 km||623 miles||541 nm|| NE|
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