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 Friday, November 16, 2012 at 12:44:00 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: 10%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 22' ||South|
|Longitude: ||24° 09' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.11 meters/second, 1501.6 km/hour, 933.0 miles/hour or 810.8 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' 22.8"||15.55 mi||west||0° 00' 03.1"||0.06 mi||north||15.55 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 57.7"||932.84 mi||west||0° 03' 14.7"||3.72 mi||north||933.01 mi|
|24 hours||14° 28' 08.1"||938.43 mi||east||1° 55' 28.2"||132.38 mi||north||953.32 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Francistown||Fri 2:44 PM||362 km||225 miles||195 nm|| ESE|
|Bulawayo||Fri 2:44 PM||464 km||288 miles||251 nm|| E|
|Molepolole||Fri 2:44 PM||469 km||292 miles||253 nm|| SSE|
|Gaborone||Fri 2:44 PM||509 km||316 miles||275 nm|| SSE|
|Rundu *||Fri 2:44 PM||534 km||332 miles||289 nm|| WNW|
|Rustenburg||Fri 2:44 PM||668 km||415 miles||361 nm|| SSE|
|Lusaka||Fri 2:44 PM||705 km||438 miles||381 nm|| NE|
|Pretoria||Fri 2:44 PM||726 km||451 miles||392 nm|| SE|
|Johannesburg||Fri 2:44 PM||760 km||472 miles||410 nm|| SSE|
|Windhoek *||Fri 2:44 PM||770 km||478 miles||416 nm|| WSW|
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