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 15:48:00 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: 37%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, September 21, 2012 at 15:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 03' ||South|
|Longitude: ||14° 26' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.89 meters/second, 1497.2 km/hour, 930.3 miles/hour or 808.4 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' 24.3"||15.51 mi||west||0° 00' 01.1"||0.02 mi||south||15.51 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 19.6"||930.07 mi||west||0° 01' 06.9"||1.28 mi||south||930.02 mi|
|24 hours||14° 10' 12.6"||914.89 mi||east||0° 12' 10.2"||13.96 mi||north||915.62 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Swakopmund *||Fri 5:48 PM||180 km||112 miles||97 nm|| S|
|Walvis Bay *||Fri 5:48 PM||211 km||131 miles||114 nm|| S|
|Windhoek *||Fri 5:48 PM||322 km||200 miles||174 nm|| ESE|
|Rundu *||Fri 5:48 PM||658 km||409 miles||355 nm|| ENE|
|Lubango||Fri 4:48 PM||686 km||426 miles||371 nm|| N|
|Huambo||Fri 4:48 PM||926 km||576 miles||500 nm|| N|
|Gaborone||Fri 5:48 PM||1243 km||772 miles||671 nm|| ESE|
|Luanda||Fri 4:48 PM||1358 km||844 miles||733 nm|| N|
|Rustenburg||Fri 5:48 PM||1404 km||873 miles||758 nm|| ESE|
|Cape Town||Fri 5:48 PM||1479 km||919 miles||799 nm|| SSE|
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