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 15:46:00 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 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 52' ||South|
|Longitude: ||1° 40' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.11 meters/second, 1498.0 km/hour, 930.8 miles/hour or 808.9 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' 23.6"||15.51 mi||west||0° 00' 01.2"||0.03 mi||north||15.51 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 42.3"||930.58 mi||west||0° 01' 24.2"||1.61 mi||north||930.66 mi|
|24 hours||14° 15' 32.0"||921.79 mi||east||1° 11' 54.4"||82.45 mi||north||929.05 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Fri 3:46 PM||694 km||431 miles||375 nm|| NW|
|Windhoek *||Fri 5:46 PM||1949 km||1211 miles||1053 nm|| E|
|Luanda||Fri 4:46 PM||2081 km||1293 miles||1123 nm|| NE|
|Cape Town||Fri 5:46 PM||2450 km||1522 miles||1323 nm|| SE|
|São Tomé||Fri 3:46 PM||2517 km||1564 miles||1359 nm|| NNE|
|Kinshasa||Fri 4:46 PM||2593 km||1611 miles||1400 nm|| NE|
|Brazzaville||Fri 4:46 PM||2595 km||1613 miles||1401 nm|| NE|
|Libreville||Fri 4:46 PM||2644 km||1643 miles||1428 nm|| NNE|
|Gaborone||Fri 5:46 PM||2858 km||1776 miles||1543 nm|| ESE|
|Abidjan||Fri 3:46 PM||2908 km||1807 miles||1570 nm|| N|
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