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, November 17, 2012 at 14:48:00 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: 19%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 14:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 13' ||South|
|Longitude: ||8° 49' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.62 meters/second, 1525.0 km/hour, 947.6 miles/hour or 823.4 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"||15.79 mi||west||0° 00' 06.5"||0.13 mi||north||15.79 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 04.2"||947.45 mi||west||0° 06' 37.3"||7.59 mi||north||947.78 mi|
|24 hours||13° 32' 02.0"||889.39 mi||east||3° 06' 52.0"||214.18 mi||north||922.08 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lubango||Sat 3:48 PM||618 km||384 miles||334 nm|| NE|
|Walvis Bay *||Sat 4:48 PM||791 km||492 miles||427 nm|| SE|
|Huambo||Sat 3:48 PM||955 km||593 miles||516 nm|| NE|
|Windhoek *||Sat 4:48 PM||989 km||615 miles||534 nm|| ESE|
|Luanda||Sat 3:48 PM||1142 km||710 miles||617 nm|| NNE|
|Jamestown||Sat 2:48 PM||1568 km||974 miles||847 nm|| W|
|Kinshasa||Sat 3:48 PM||1691 km||1051 miles||913 nm|| NNE|
|Brazzaville||Sat 3:48 PM||1696 km||1054 miles||916 nm|| NNE|
|Gaborone||Sat 4:48 PM||1907 km||1185 miles||1030 nm|| ESE|
|Cape Town||Sat 4:48 PM||1985 km||1234 miles||1072 nm|| SSE|
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