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 Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 09:56:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 09:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 53' ||South|
|Longitude: ||30° 15' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.08 meters/second, 1494.3 km/hour, 928.5 miles/hour or 806.8 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' 21.6"||15.48 mi||west||0° 00' 01.0"||0.02 mi||north||15.48 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 38.1"||928.26 mi||west||0° 01' 05.4"||1.25 mi||north||928.32 mi|
|24 hours||15° 10' 49.8"||981.23 mi||east||1° 09' 23.8"||79.57 mi||north||988.14 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Bulawayo||Thu 11:56 AM||191 km||119 miles||103 nm|| WNW|
|Francistown||Thu 11:56 AM||286 km||178 miles||155 nm|| W|
|Mutare||Thu 11:56 AM||329 km||204 miles||177 nm|| NE|
|Harare||Thu 11:56 AM||348 km||216 miles||188 nm|| NNE|
|Beira||Thu 11:56 AM||493 km||306 miles||266 nm|| ENE|
|Nelspruit||Thu 11:56 AM||514 km||319 miles||277 nm|| S|
|Pretoria||Thu 11:56 AM||579 km||360 miles||313 nm|| SSW|
|Mbabane||Thu 11:56 AM||609 km||379 miles||329 nm|| S|
|Gaborone||Thu 11:56 AM||611 km||380 miles||330 nm|| SW|
|Maputo||Thu 11:56 AM||612 km||380 miles||330 nm|| SSE|
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