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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 11:46:00 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: 4%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 11:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 54' ||South|
|Longitude: ||22° 58' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.17 meters/second, 1494.6 km/hour, 928.7 miles/hour or 807.0 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' 21.8"||15.48 mi||west||0° 00' 00.6"||0.01 mi||south||15.48 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 55.6"||928.48 mi||west||0° 00' 36.0"||0.69 mi||south||928.45 mi|
|24 hours||15° 04' 49.7"||974.66 mi||east||0° 28' 53.2"||33.12 mi||north||976.77 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Molepolole||Thu 1:46 PM||469 km||291 miles||253 nm|| SSE|
|Rundu *||Thu 1:46 PM||471 km||293 miles||254 nm|| NW|
|Francistown||Thu 1:46 PM||473 km||294 miles||256 nm|| E|
|Gaborone||Thu 1:46 PM||514 km||320 miles||278 nm|| SE|
|Bulawayo||Thu 1:46 PM||591 km||367 miles||319 nm|| E|
|Windhoek *||Thu 1:46 PM||635 km||394 miles||343 nm|| WSW|
|Rustenburg||Thu 1:46 PM||686 km||426 miles||370 nm|| SE|
|Pretoria||Thu 1:46 PM||758 km||471 miles||409 nm|| SE|
|Johannesburg||Thu 1:46 PM||784 km||487 miles||423 nm|| SE|
|Lusaka||Thu 1:46 PM||826 km||514 miles||446 nm|| NE|
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