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 Wednesday, October 17, 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 6%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 42' ||South|
|Longitude: ||22° 39' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.71 meters/second, 1518.2 km/hour, 943.3 miles/hour or 819.7 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' 23.6"||15.72 mi||west||0° 00' 06.2"||0.12 mi||south||15.72 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 31.8"||943.10 mi||west||0° 06' 12.1"||7.11 mi||south||942.84 mi|
|24 hours||14° 42' 36.9"||963.93 mi||east||1° 49' 39.9"||125.73 mi||south||966.76 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rundu *||Wed 2:02 PM||317 km||197 miles||171 nm|| WNW|
|Francistown||Wed 2:02 PM||578 km||359 miles||312 nm|| ESE|
|Bulawayo||Wed 2:02 PM||644 km||400 miles||348 nm|| ESE|
|Molepolole||Wed 2:02 PM||698 km||434 miles||377 nm|| SSE|
|Lusaka||Wed 2:02 PM||701 km||436 miles||379 nm|| ENE|
|Windhoek *||Wed 2:02 PM||719 km||447 miles||388 nm|| SW|
|Gaborone||Wed 2:02 PM||741 km||460 miles||400 nm|| SSE|
|Kitwe||Wed 2:02 PM||884 km||549 miles||477 nm|| NE|
|Harare||Wed 2:02 PM||894 km||555 miles||483 nm|| E|
|Rustenburg||Wed 2:02 PM||905 km||563 miles||489 nm|| SSE|
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