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 Friday, September 21, 2012 at 14:38:00 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: 36%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, September 21, 2012 at 14:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 02' ||South|
|Longitude: ||31° 15' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.95 meters/second, 1497.4 km/hour, 930.5 miles/hour or 808.5 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' 24.2"||15.51 mi||west||0° 00' 01.3"||0.03 mi||south||15.51 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 18.9"||930.21 mi||west||0° 01' 16.9"||1.47 mi||south||930.15 mi|
|24 hours||14° 10' 55.4"||915.81 mi||east||0° 08' 15.0"||9.46 mi||north||916.28 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mutare||Fri 4:38 PM||271 km||169 miles||146 nm|| NNE|
|Bulawayo||Fri 4:38 PM||294 km||182 miles||159 nm|| WNW|
|Harare||Fri 4:38 PM||355 km||220 miles||191 nm|| N|
|Francistown||Fri 4:38 PM||388 km||241 miles||210 nm|| W|
|Beira||Fri 4:38 PM||398 km||247 miles||215 nm|| ENE|
|Nelspruit||Fri 4:38 PM||492 km||306 miles||266 nm|| S|
|Maputo||Fri 4:38 PM||564 km||350 miles||304 nm|| SSE|
|Mbabane||Fri 4:38 PM||586 km||364 miles||316 nm|| S|
|Manzini||Fri 4:38 PM||606 km||376 miles||327 nm|| S|
|Pretoria||Fri 4:38 PM||609 km||378 miles||329 nm|| SSW|
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