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 Saturday, October 20, 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: 33%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 14:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 44' ||South|
|Longitude: ||26° 32' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.80 meters/second, 1511.3 km/hour, 939.1 miles/hour or 816.0 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' 25.0"||15.65 mi||west||0° 00' 04.5"||0.09 mi||north||15.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 06.0"||938.88 mi||west||0° 04' 31.1"||5.18 mi||north||939.11 mi|
|24 hours||13° 36' 11.3"||885.82 mi||east||2° 20' 21.2"||160.90 mi||north||906.43 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Francistown||Sat 4:48 PM||189 km||117 miles||102 nm|| SSE|
|Bulawayo||Sat 4:48 PM||219 km||136 miles||118 nm|| ESE|
|Lusaka||Sat 4:48 PM||513 km||319 miles||277 nm|| NNE|
|Harare||Sat 4:48 PM||521 km||324 miles||281 nm|| ENE|
|Molepolole||Sat 4:48 PM||528 km||328 miles||285 nm|| SSW|
|Gaborone||Sat 4:48 PM||548 km||341 miles||296 nm|| S|
|Mutare||Sat 4:48 PM||649 km||403 miles||350 nm|| E|
|Rustenburg||Sat 4:48 PM||661 km||411 miles||357 nm|| S|
|Pretoria||Sat 4:48 PM||687 km||427 miles||371 nm|| SSE|
|Johannesburg||Sat 4:48 PM||733 km||455 miles||396 nm|| SSE|
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