Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
UTC time = Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 12:02:00 PM.
= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.
= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).
The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Monday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Monday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.45 meters/second, 1546.0 km/hour, 960.6 miles/hour or 834.8 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' 46.8"||960.37 mi||West||0° 09' 08.1"||10.47 mi||South||960.07 mi|
|24 hours||14° 20' 47.8"||955.95 mi||East||3° 07' 00.5"||214.34 mi||South||972.13 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lubango||Tue 1:02 PM||534 km||332 miles||289 nm||E|
|Opuwo *||Tue 2:02 PM||625 km||389 miles||338 nm||ESE|
|Huambo||Tue 1:02 PM||834 km||518 miles||450 nm||ENE|
|Luanda||Tue 1:02 PM||903 km||561 miles||487 nm||NE|
|Menongue||Tue 1:02 PM||987 km||613 miles||533 nm||E|
|Swakopmund *||Tue 2:02 PM||1005 km||625 miles||543 nm||SE|
|Windhoek *||Tue 2:02 PM||1184 km||735 miles||639 nm||SE|
|Kinshasa||Tue 1:02 PM||1448 km||900 miles||782 nm||NNE|
|Brazzaville||Tue 1:02 PM||1452 km||902 miles||784 nm||NNE|
|Jamestown||Tue 12:02 PM||1531 km||951 miles||827 nm||W|
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