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 10:46:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 10:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 52' ||South|
|Longitude: ||18° 17' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.13 meters/second, 1494.5 km/hour, 928.6 miles/hour or 806.9 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' 39.1"||928.37 mi||west||0° 01' 13.5"||1.40 mi||north||928.44 mi|
|24 hours||15° 09' 56.8"||980.37 mi||east||1° 12' 28.0"||83.09 mi||north||987.73 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Windhoek *||Thu 12:46 PM||225 km||140 miles||121 nm|| SSW|
|Rundu *||Thu 12:46 PM||362 km||225 miles||195 nm|| NNE|
|Swakopmund *||Thu 12:46 PM||437 km||272 miles||236 nm|| WSW|
|Walvis Bay *||Thu 12:46 PM||454 km||282 miles||245 nm|| WSW|
|Menongue||Thu 11:46 AM||689 km||428 miles||372 nm|| N|
|Mongu||Thu 12:46 PM||804 km||500 miles||434 nm|| NE|
|Lubango||Thu 11:46 AM||831 km||516 miles||448 nm|| NW|
|Molepolole||Thu 12:46 PM||840 km||522 miles||454 nm|| ESE|
|Gaborone||Thu 12:46 PM||889 km||552 miles||480 nm|| ESE|
|Huambo||Thu 11:46 AM||935 km||581 miles||505 nm|| NNW|
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