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 Wednesday, December 12, 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 08:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 27' ||South|
|Longitude: ||32° 37' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.39 meters/second, 1499.0 km/hour, 931.4 miles/hour or 809.4 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' 21.8"||15.52 mi||west||0° 00' 03.0"||0.06 mi||south||15.53 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 53.4"||931.18 mi||west||0° 02' 57.7"||3.40 mi||south||931.04 mi|
|24 hours||15° 20' 25.1"||994.37 mi||east||0° 27' 01.5"||30.99 mi||south||993.38 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mutare||Wed 10:42 AM||163 km||101 miles||88 nm|| N|
|Beira||Wed 10:42 AM||242 km||150 miles||130 nm|| ENE|
|Harare||Wed 10:42 AM||333 km||207 miles||180 nm|| NNW|
|Bulawayo||Wed 10:42 AM||423 km||263 miles||228 nm|| W|
|Francistown||Wed 10:42 AM||538 km||334 miles||290 nm|| W|
|Blantyre||Wed 10:42 AM||574 km||357 miles||310 nm|| NNE|
|Nelspruit||Wed 10:42 AM||581 km||361 miles||314 nm|| SSW|
|Maputo||Wed 10:42 AM||611 km||380 miles||330 nm|| S|
|Mbabane||Wed 10:42 AM||668 km||415 miles||361 nm|| SSW|
|Manzini||Wed 10:42 AM||682 km||424 miles||368 nm|| S|
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