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 12:02:00 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: 2%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 35' ||South|
|Longitude: ||8° 18' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.44 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' 46.6"||960.42 mi||west||0° 09' 07.9"||10.47 mi||south||960.12 mi|
|24 hours||14° 20' 49.3"||956.03 mi||east||3° 06' 57.4"||214.29 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 1:02 PM||563 km||350 miles||304 nm|| E|
|Huambo||Tue 1:02 PM||861 km||535 miles||465 nm|| ENE|
|Luanda||Tue 1:02 PM||919 km||571 miles||496 nm|| NE|
|Windhoek *||Tue 2:02 PM||1206 km||749 miles||651 nm|| SE|
|Kinshasa||Tue 1:02 PM||1463 km||909 miles||790 nm|| NNE|
|Brazzaville||Tue 1:02 PM||1467 km||912 miles||792 nm|| NNE|
|Jamestown||Tue 12:02 PM||1502 km||933 miles||811 nm|| W|
|São Tomé||Tue 12:02 PM||1769 km||1099 miles||955 nm|| N|
|Libreville||Tue 1:02 PM||1772 km||1101 miles||957 nm|| N|
|Gaborone||Tue 2:02 PM||2095 km||1301 miles||1131 nm|| ESE|
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