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 15:58:00 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 15:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 51' ||South|
|Longitude: ||26° 12' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.78 meters/second, 1500.4 km/hour, 932.3 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' 25.0"||15.54 mi||west||0° 00' 02.1"||0.04 mi||north||15.54 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 58.6"||932.07 mi||west||0° 02' 15.6"||2.59 mi||north||932.19 mi|
|24 hours||13° 46' 52.0"||891.03 mi||east||1° 29' 50.0"||103.00 mi||north||901.25 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Francistown||Sat 5:58 PM||141 km||87 miles||76 nm|| ESE|
|Bulawayo||Sat 5:58 PM||260 km||161 miles||140 nm|| ENE|
|Molepolole||Sat 5:58 PM||401 km||249 miles||216 nm|| S|
|Gweru||Sat 5:58 PM||408 km||253 miles||220 nm|| ENE|
|Gaborone||Sat 5:58 PM||423 km||263 miles||228 nm|| S|
|Polokwane||Sat 5:58 PM||476 km||296 miles||257 nm|| SE|
|Masvingo||Sat 5:58 PM||490 km||305 miles||265 nm|| E|
|Rustenburg||Sat 5:58 PM||545 km||338 miles||294 nm|| S|
|Pretoria||Sat 5:58 PM||580 km||360 miles||313 nm|| SSE|
|Harare||Sat 5:58 PM||609 km||378 miles||329 nm|| ENE|
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