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, September 20, 2012 at 14:48:00 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: 26%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 14:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 49' ||South|
|Longitude: ||14° 34' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.30 meters/second, 1509.5 km/hour, 937.9 miles/hour or 815.1 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' 24.5"||15.63 mi||west||0° 00' 04.6"||0.09 mi||south||15.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 28.0"||937.70 mi||west||0° 04' 37.9"||5.31 mi||south||937.49 mi|
|24 hours||14° 16' 01.7"||928.55 mi||east||1° 12' 40.7"||83.33 mi||south||928.69 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Swakopmund *||Thu 4:48 PM||317 km||197 miles||171 nm|| S|
|Walvis Bay *||Thu 4:48 PM||347 km||216 miles||187 nm|| S|
|Windhoek *||Thu 4:48 PM||402 km||250 miles||217 nm|| SE|
|Lubango||Thu 3:48 PM||555 km||345 miles||299 nm|| NNW|
|Rundu *||Thu 4:48 PM||586 km||364 miles||316 nm|| ENE|
|Menongue||Thu 3:48 PM||660 km||410 miles||356 nm|| NNE|
|Huambo||Thu 3:48 PM||789 km||490 miles||426 nm|| N|
|Luanda||Thu 3:48 PM||1224 km||761 miles||661 nm|| N|
|Gaborone||Thu 4:48 PM||1285 km||798 miles||694 nm|| ESE|
|Rustenburg||Thu 4:48 PM||1452 km||902 miles||784 nm|| ESE|
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