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 Friday, December 14, 2012 at 12:14:00 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, December 14, 2012 at 12:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 32' ||South|
|Longitude: ||12° 21' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.24 meters/second, 1509.3 km/hour, 937.8 miles/hour or 814.9 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' 22.7"||15.63 mi||west||0° 00' 05.0"||0.10 mi||north||15.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 51.5"||937.63 mi||west||0° 05' 05.7"||5.84 mi||north||937.89 mi|
|24 hours||14° 29' 05.0"||944.39 mi||east||2° 37' 52.3"||180.98 mi||north||968.77 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Swakopmund *||Fri 2:14 PM||415 km||258 miles||224 nm|| SSE|
|Walvis Bay *||Fri 2:14 PM||440 km||273 miles||237 nm|| SSE|
|Lubango||Fri 1:14 PM||525 km||326 miles||283 nm|| NNE|
|Windhoek *||Fri 2:14 PM||596 km||371 miles||322 nm|| SE|
|Rundu *||Fri 2:14 PM||801 km||498 miles||433 nm|| ENE|
|Huambo||Fri 1:14 PM||830 km||516 miles||448 nm|| NNE|
|Luanda||Fri 1:14 PM||1188 km||738 miles||641 nm|| N|
|Gaborone||Fri 2:14 PM||1508 km||937 miles||814 nm|| ESE|
|Cape Town||Fri 2:14 PM||1704 km||1059 miles||920 nm|| SSE|
|Kinshasa||Fri 1:14 PM||1713 km||1064 miles||925 nm|| N|
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