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 08:52:00 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 08:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 27' ||South|
|Longitude: ||30° 13' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.37 meters/second, 1498.9 km/hour, 931.4 miles/hour or 809.3 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||15.52 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 53.1"||931.12 mi||west||0° 02' 56.0"||3.37 mi||south||930.98 mi|
|24 hours||15° 20' 28.0"||994.37 mi||east||0° 26' 23.0"||30.25 mi||south||993.39 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Bulawayo||Wed 10:52 AM||175 km||109 miles||94 nm|| W|
|Francistown||Wed 10:52 AM||294 km||182 miles||159 nm|| WSW|
|Mutare||Wed 10:52 AM||303 km||188 miles||164 nm|| ENE|
|Harare||Wed 10:52 AM||303 km||188 miles||164 nm|| NNE|
|Beira||Wed 10:52 AM||487 km||303 miles||263 nm|| E|
|Nelspruit||Wed 10:52 AM||561 km||348 miles||303 nm|| S|
|Lusaka||Wed 10:52 AM||594 km||369 miles||321 nm|| NNW|
|Pretoria||Wed 10:52 AM||622 km||387 miles||336 nm|| SSW|
|Gaborone||Wed 10:52 AM||643 km||399 miles||347 nm|| SW|
|Molepolole||Wed 10:52 AM||653 km||406 miles||353 nm|| SW|
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