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 Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 17:06:00 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: 45%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 17:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 07' ||South|
|Longitude: ||6° 54' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.24 meters/second, 1538.1 km/hour, 955.7 miles/hour or 830.5 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' 27.2"||15.93 mi||west||0° 00' 07.4"||0.14 mi||north||15.93 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 11.7"||955.57 mi||west||0° 07' 23.7"||8.48 mi||north||955.92 mi|
|24 hours||12° 44' 37.4"||842.59 mi||east||3° 20' 47.1"||230.11 mi||north||880.25 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lubango||Sun 6:06 PM||746 km||464 miles||403 nm|| ENE|
|Luanda||Sun 6:06 PM||1145 km||712 miles||618 nm|| NE|
|Windhoek *||Sun 7:06 PM||1226 km||762 miles||662 nm|| ESE|
|Jamestown||Sun 5:06 PM||1353 km||841 miles||731 nm|| W|
|Kinshasa||Sun 6:06 PM||1687 km||1048 miles||911 nm|| NNE|
|Brazzaville||Sun 6:06 PM||1691 km||1051 miles||913 nm|| NNE|
|São Tomé||Sun 5:06 PM||1931 km||1200 miles||1043 nm|| N|
|Libreville||Sun 6:06 PM||1957 km||1216 miles||1057 nm|| N|
|Gaborone||Sun 7:06 PM||2144 km||1332 miles||1157 nm|| ESE|
|Cape Town||Sun 7:06 PM||2189 km||1360 miles||1182 nm|| SSE|
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