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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 08:42:00 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: 6%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 08:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 31' ||South|
|Longitude: ||17° 39' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.07 meters/second, 1519.4 km/hour, 944.1 miles/hour or 820.4 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' 23.4"||15.74 mi||west||0° 00' 06.4"||0.12 mi||south||15.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 20.1"||943.88 mi||west||0° 06' 24.9"||7.36 mi||south||943.62 mi|
|24 hours||14° 58' 27.7"||982.26 mi||east||1° 55' 31.5"||132.45 mi||south||985.48 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rundu *||Tue 10:42 AM||234 km||145 miles||126 nm|| ENE|
|Windhoek *||Tue 10:42 AM||452 km||281 miles||244 nm|| S|
|Swakopmund *||Tue 10:42 AM||564 km||350 miles||304 nm|| SW|
|Walvis Bay *||Tue 10:42 AM||590 km||367 miles||319 nm|| SSW|
|Lubango||Tue 9:42 AM||596 km||370 miles||322 nm|| NW|
|Huambo||Tue 9:42 AM||668 km||415 miles||361 nm|| NNW|
|Gaborone||Tue 10:42 AM||1092 km||679 miles||590 nm|| SE|
|Luanda||Tue 9:42 AM||1173 km||729 miles||633 nm|| NNW|
|Lusaka||Tue 10:42 AM||1182 km||734 miles||638 nm|| ENE|
|Rustenburg||Tue 10:42 AM||1267 km||787 miles||684 nm|| SE|
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