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 09:42:00 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: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 09:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 30' ||South|
|Longitude: ||18° 15' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.24 meters/second, 1498.5 km/hour, 931.1 miles/hour or 809.1 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' 02.9"||0.06 mi||south||15.52 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 51.3"||930.84 mi||west||0° 02' 48.2"||3.22 mi||south||930.70 mi|
|24 hours||15° 20' 41.7"||994.35 mi||east||0° 23' 10.3"||26.57 mi||south||993.44 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Windhoek *||Wed 11:42 AM||259 km||161 miles||140 nm|| SSW|
|Rundu *||Wed 11:42 AM||327 km||203 miles||176 nm|| NNE|
|Swakopmund *||Wed 11:42 AM||455 km||283 miles||246 nm|| WSW|
|Walvis Bay *||Wed 11:42 AM||474 km||295 miles||256 nm|| SW|
|Lubango||Wed 10:42 AM||797 km||495 miles||431 nm|| NW|
|Molepolole||Wed 11:42 AM||863 km||536 miles||466 nm|| ESE|
|Huambo||Wed 10:42 AM||895 km||556 miles||483 nm|| NNW|
|Gaborone||Wed 11:42 AM||912 km||567 miles||492 nm|| ESE|
|Francistown||Wed 11:42 AM||966 km||600 miles||522 nm|| E|
|Rustenburg||Wed 11:42 AM||1084 km||673 miles||585 nm|| ESE|
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