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 Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 10:48:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 10:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 24' ||South|
|Longitude: ||26° 04' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.87 meters/second, 1547.5 km/hour, 961.6 miles/hour or 835.6 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"||16.03 mi||west||0° 00' 09.2"||0.18 mi||south||16.03 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 51.2"||961.39 mi||west||0° 09' 15.7"||10.62 mi||south||961.09 mi|
|24 hours||14° 19' 15.0"||955.16 mi||east||3° 10' 31.6"||218.38 mi||south||972.21 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lusaka||Tue 12:48 PM||237 km||147 miles||128 nm|| E|
|Kitwe||Tue 12:48 PM||368 km||229 miles||199 nm|| NE|
|Ndola||Tue 12:48 PM||384 km||239 miles||207 nm|| NE|
|Lubumbashi||Tue 12:48 PM||440 km||273 miles||238 nm|| NNE|
|Bulawayo||Tue 12:48 PM||590 km||367 miles||319 nm|| SSE|
|Harare||Tue 12:48 PM||595 km||370 miles||321 nm|| ESE|
|Francistown||Tue 12:48 PM||657 km||408 miles||355 nm|| SSE|
|Rundu *||Tue 12:48 PM||729 km||453 miles||393 nm|| WSW|
|Lilongwe||Tue 12:48 PM||844 km||524 miles||455 nm|| E|
|Molepolole||Tue 12:48 PM||999 km||621 miles||540 nm|| S|
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