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 09:46:00 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 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 30' ||South|
|Longitude: ||17° 18' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.23 meters/second, 1498.4 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"||0.05 mi||south||15.52 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 51.1"||930.82 mi||west||0° 02' 47.6"||3.20 mi||south||930.68 mi|
|24 hours||15° 20' 42.8"||994.34 mi||east||0° 22' 54.9"||26.28 mi||south||993.45 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Windhoek *||Wed 11:46 AM||230 km||143 miles||124 nm|| S|
|Swakopmund *||Wed 11:46 AM||375 km||233 miles||202 nm|| SW|
|Rundu *||Wed 11:46 AM||386 km||240 miles||208 nm|| NE|
|Walvis Bay *||Wed 11:46 AM||397 km||247 miles||214 nm|| SW|
|Lubango||Wed 10:46 AM||738 km||458 miles||398 nm|| NNW|
|Huambo||Wed 10:46 AM||871 km||541 miles||470 nm|| N|
|Molepolole||Wed 11:46 AM||950 km||590 miles||513 nm|| ESE|
|Gaborone||Wed 11:46 AM||998 km||620 miles||539 nm|| ESE|
|Rustenburg||Wed 11:46 AM||1168 km||726 miles||631 nm|| ESE|
|Pretoria||Wed 11:46 AM||1257 km||781 miles||679 nm|| ESE|
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