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 16:48:00 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: 49%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 16:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 49' ||South|
|Longitude: ||14° 11' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.88 meters/second, 1500.8 km/hour, 932.5 miles/hour or 810.3 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' 02.3"||0.04 mi||north||15.54 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 00.8"||932.30 mi||west||0° 02' 22.3"||2.72 mi||north||932.43 mi|
|24 hours||13° 45' 48.5"||890.07 mi||east||1° 32' 20.9"||105.89 mi||north||900.74 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Swakopmund *||Sat 6:48 PM||210 km||130 miles||113 nm|| S|
|Walvis Bay *||Sat 6:48 PM||240 km||149 miles||129 nm|| S|
|Windhoek *||Sat 6:48 PM||358 km||223 miles||193 nm|| ESE|
|Lubango||Sat 5:48 PM||657 km||408 miles||354 nm|| N|
|Rundu *||Sat 6:48 PM||668 km||415 miles||360 nm|| ENE|
|Huambo||Sat 5:48 PM||904 km||562 miles||488 nm|| N|
|Gaborone||Sat 6:48 PM||1276 km||793 miles||689 nm|| ESE|
|Luanda||Sat 5:48 PM||1329 km||826 miles||718 nm|| N|
|Rustenburg||Sat 6:48 PM||1439 km||894 miles||777 nm|| ESE|
|Cape Town||Sat 6:48 PM||1512 km||939 miles||816 nm|| SSE|
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