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 Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 15:38:00 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: 48%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 15:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 51' ||South|
|Longitude: ||31° 01' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.74 meters/second, 1500.2 km/hour, 932.2 miles/hour or 810.1 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' 24.8"||15.54 mi||west||0° 00' 02.1"||0.04 mi||north||15.54 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 57.8"||931.98 mi||west||0° 02' 12.9"||2.54 mi||north||932.10 mi|
|24 hours||13° 47' 17.3"||891.41 mi||east||1° 28' 49.5"||101.84 mi||north||901.45 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Bulawayo||Sat 5:38 PM||265 km||164 miles||143 nm|| WNW|
|Mutare||Sat 5:38 PM||270 km||168 miles||146 nm|| NE|
|Harare||Sat 5:38 PM||335 km||208 miles||181 nm|| N|
|Francistown||Sat 5:38 PM||365 km||227 miles||197 nm|| W|
|Beira||Sat 5:38 PM||415 km||258 miles||224 nm|| ENE|
|Nelspruit||Sat 5:38 PM||511 km||317 miles||276 nm|| S|
|Maputo||Sat 5:38 PM||588 km||366 miles||318 nm|| SSE|
|Mbabane||Sat 5:38 PM||605 km||376 miles||327 nm|| S|
|Pretoria||Sat 5:38 PM||614 km||381 miles||331 nm|| SSW|
|Manzini||Sat 5:38 PM||626 km||389 miles||338 nm|| S|
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