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 15:46:00 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 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 54' ||South|
|Longitude: ||0° 39' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.09 meters/second, 1508.7 km/hour, 937.5 miles/hour or 814.7 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' 26.7"||937.24 mi||west||0° 04' 29.9"||5.16 mi||south||937.03 mi|
|24 hours||14° 16' 10.5"||928.28 mi||east||1° 09' 24.8"||79.59 mi||south||928.24 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Thu 3:46 PM||805 km||500 miles||435 nm|| WNW|
|Windhoek *||Thu 5:46 PM||1732 km||1077 miles||935 nm|| ESE|
|Luanda||Thu 4:46 PM||1826 km||1134 miles||986 nm|| NE|
|São Tomé||Thu 3:46 PM||2335 km||1451 miles||1261 nm|| NNE|
|Kinshasa||Thu 4:46 PM||2345 km||1457 miles||1266 nm|| NE|
|Cape Town||Thu 5:46 PM||2345 km||1457 miles||1266 nm|| SE|
|Brazzaville||Thu 4:46 PM||2348 km||1459 miles||1268 nm|| NE|
|Libreville||Thu 4:46 PM||2441 km||1517 miles||1318 nm|| NNE|
|Gaborone||Thu 5:46 PM||2652 km||1648 miles||1432 nm|| ESE|
|Malabo||Thu 4:46 PM||2763 km||1717 miles||1492 nm|| NNE|
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