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 Friday, October 19, 2012 at 14:48:00 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: 23%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, October 19, 2012 at 14:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 53' ||South|
|Longitude: ||12° 15' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.03 meters/second, 1497.7 km/hour, 930.6 miles/hour or 808.7 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"||15.51 mi||west||0° 00' 01.1"||0.02 mi||north||15.51 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 39.6"||930.41 mi||west||0° 01' 15.8"||1.45 mi||north||930.48 mi|
|24 hours||14° 16' 55.6"||923.16 mi||east||1° 08' 45.9"||78.85 mi||north||929.96 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Swakopmund *||Fri 4:48 PM||308 km||191 miles||166 nm|| SE|
|Walvis Bay *||Fri 4:48 PM||327 km||203 miles||177 nm|| SE|
|Windhoek *||Fri 4:48 PM||535 km||333 miles||289 nm|| ESE|
|Lubango||Fri 3:48 PM||673 km||418 miles||363 nm|| NNE|
|Rundu *||Fri 4:48 PM||855 km||531 miles||461 nm|| ENE|
|Huambo||Fri 3:48 PM||971 km||603 miles||524 nm|| NNE|
|Luanda||Fri 3:48 PM||1337 km||831 miles||722 nm|| N|
|Gaborone||Fri 4:48 PM||1463 km||909 miles||790 nm|| ESE|
|Cape Town||Fri 4:48 PM||1568 km||974 miles||847 nm|| SSE|
|Pretoria||Fri 4:48 PM||1715 km||1066 miles||926 nm|| ESE|
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