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 14:58:00 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 14:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 43' ||South|
|Longitude: ||24° 08' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.84 meters/second, 1511.4 km/hour, 939.2 miles/hour or 816.1 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' 06.7"||938.96 mi||west||0° 04' 32.3"||5.20 mi||north||939.20 mi|
|24 hours||13° 35' 52.3"||885.55 mi||east||2° 20' 47.8"||161.41 mi||north||906.26 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Francistown||Sat 4:58 PM||387 km||241 miles||209 nm|| ESE|
|Bulawayo||Sat 4:58 PM||468 km||291 miles||253 nm|| E|
|Rundu *||Sat 4:58 PM||502 km||312 miles||271 nm|| WNW|
|Molepolole||Sat 4:58 PM||538 km||334 miles||290 nm|| SSE|
|Gaborone||Sat 4:58 PM||576 km||358 miles||311 nm|| SSE|
|Lusaka||Sat 4:58 PM||649 km||403 miles||350 nm|| NE|
|Rustenburg||Sat 4:58 PM||732 km||455 miles||395 nm|| SSE|
|Harare||Sat 4:58 PM||759 km||472 miles||410 nm|| ENE|
|Pretoria||Sat 4:58 PM||786 km||489 miles||425 nm|| SSE|
|Windhoek *||Sat 4:58 PM||795 km||494 miles||429 nm|| WSW|
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