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 11:52:00 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: 2%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 11:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 34' ||South|
|Longitude: ||10° 42' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.50 meters/second, 1546.2 km/hour, 960.8 miles/hour or 834.9 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' 24.7"||16.01 mi||west||0° 00' 09.2"||0.18 mi||south||16.01 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 47.3"||960.55 mi||west||0° 09' 09.0"||10.49 mi||south||960.25 mi|
|24 hours||14° 20' 36.6"||955.91 mi||east||3° 07' 26.4"||214.85 mi||south||972.20 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lubango||Tue 12:52 PM||308 km||192 miles||167 nm|| ENE|
|Huambo||Tue 12:52 PM||625 km||388 miles||337 nm|| ENE|
|Luanda||Tue 12:52 PM||793 km||493 miles||428 nm|| NNE|
|Walvis Bay *||Tue 1:52 PM||911 km||566 miles||492 nm|| SSE|
|Rundu *||Tue 1:52 PM||1001 km||622 miles||541 nm|| ESE|
|Windhoek *||Tue 1:52 PM||1027 km||638 miles||555 nm|| SE|
|Kinshasa||Tue 12:52 PM||1341 km||834 miles||724 nm|| NNE|
|Brazzaville||Tue 12:52 PM||1346 km||837 miles||727 nm|| NNE|
|Jamestown||Tue 11:52 AM||1759 km||1093 miles||950 nm|| W|
|Libreville||Tue 12:52 PM||1769 km||1099 miles||955 nm|| N|
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