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 15:48:00 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: 34%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 15:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 40' ||South|
|Longitude: ||12° 07' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.03 meters/second, 1512.1 km/hour, 939.6 miles/hour or 816.5 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"||15.66 mi||west||0° 00' 04.6"||0.09 mi||north||15.66 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 10.4"||939.40 mi||west||0° 04' 38.5"||5.32 mi||north||939.64 mi|
|24 hours||13° 34' 17.0"||884.17 mi||east||2° 23' 00.6"||163.94 mi||north||905.42 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Swakopmund *||Sat 5:48 PM||418 km||259 miles||225 nm|| SE|
|Walvis Bay *||Sat 5:48 PM||441 km||274 miles||238 nm|| SSE|
|Lubango||Sat 4:48 PM||545 km||339 miles||294 nm|| NNE|
|Windhoek *||Sat 5:48 PM||610 km||379 miles||329 nm|| ESE|
|Menongue||Sat 4:48 PM||811 km||504 miles||438 nm|| NE|
|Rundu *||Sat 5:48 PM||829 km||515 miles||448 nm|| ENE|
|Huambo||Sat 4:48 PM||854 km||531 miles||461 nm|| NNE|
|Luanda||Sat 4:48 PM||1204 km||748 miles||650 nm|| N|
|Gaborone||Sat 5:48 PM||1525 km||948 miles||824 nm|| ESE|
|Cape Town||Sat 5:48 PM||1699 km||1056 miles||917 nm|| SSE|
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