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 11:02:00 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 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 26' ||South|
|Longitude: ||22° 43' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.79 meters/second, 1547.2 km/hour, 961.4 miles/hour or 835.4 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' 24.8"||16.02 mi||west||0° 00' 09.2"||0.18 mi||south||16.02 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 50.4"||961.20 mi||west||0° 09' 14.3"||10.59 mi||south||960.91 mi|
|24 hours||14° 19' 33.1"||955.33 mi||east||3° 09' 51.3"||217.61 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.
|Rundu *||Tue 1:02 PM||418 km||259 miles||225 nm|| SW|
|Lusaka||Tue 1:02 PM||598 km||371 miles||323 nm|| E|
|Kitwe||Tue 1:02 PM||661 km||411 miles||357 nm|| ENE|
|Lubumbashi||Tue 1:02 PM||664 km||412 miles||358 nm|| NE|
|Huambo||Tue 12:02 PM||808 km||502 miles||436 nm|| WNW|
|Francistown||Tue 1:02 PM||813 km||505 miles||439 nm|| SE|
|Harare||Tue 1:02 PM||928 km||577 miles||501 nm|| ESE|
|Windhoek *||Tue 1:02 PM||986 km||613 miles||532 nm|| SW|
|Lubango||Tue 12:02 PM||992 km||616 miles||536 nm|| W|
|Gaborone||Tue 1:02 PM||1074 km||668 miles||580 nm|| SSE|
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