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 10:08:00 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 10:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 31' ||South|
|Longitude: ||12° 02' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.18 meters/second, 1498.2 km/hour, 931.0 miles/hour or 809.0 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' 02.7"||0.05 mi||south||15.52 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 50.2"||930.70 mi||west||0° 02' 44.1"||3.14 mi||south||930.57 mi|
|24 hours||15° 20' 47.9"||994.33 mi||east||0° 21' 30.1"||24.65 mi||south||993.46 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Swakopmund *||Wed 12:08 PM||353 km||219 miles||190 nm|| SE|
|Walvis Bay *||Wed 12:08 PM||372 km||231 miles||201 nm|| SE|
|Windhoek *||Wed 12:08 PM||572 km||356 miles||309 nm|| ESE|
|Lubango||Wed 11:08 AM||639 km||397 miles||345 nm|| NNE|
|Rundu *||Wed 12:08 PM||863 km||536 miles||466 nm|| ENE|
|Huambo||Wed 11:08 AM||943 km||586 miles||509 nm|| NNE|
|Luanda||Wed 11:08 AM||1299 km||807 miles||701 nm|| N|
|Gaborone||Wed 12:08 PM||1498 km||931 miles||809 nm|| ESE|
|Cape Town||Wed 12:08 PM||1614 km||1003 miles||872 nm|| SSE|
|Pretoria||Wed 12:08 PM||1752 km||1089 miles||946 nm|| ESE|
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