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 Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 12:20:00 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: 7%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 53' ||South|
|Longitude: ||25° 24' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.64 meters/second, 1535.9 km/hour, 954.4 miles/hour or 829.3 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' 24.8"||15.91 mi||west||0° 00' 08.0"||0.15 mi||north||15.91 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 54.6"||954.22 mi||west||0° 08' 03.2"||9.23 mi||north||954.60 mi|
|24 hours||13° 35' 20.1"||899.55 mi||east||3° 38' 37.5"||250.54 mi||north||941.53 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lusaka||Sat 2:20 PM||349 km||217 miles||188 nm|| ENE|
|Bulawayo||Sat 2:20 PM||494 km||307 miles||266 nm|| SE|
|Francistown||Sat 2:20 PM||524 km||325 miles||283 nm|| SSE|
|Harare||Sat 2:20 PM||609 km||379 miles||329 nm|| E|
|Rundu *||Sat 2:20 PM||609 km||379 miles||329 nm|| WSW|
|Lubumbashi||Sat 2:20 PM||620 km||386 miles||335 nm|| NNE|
|Molepolole||Sat 2:20 PM||832 km||517 miles||449 nm|| S|
|Gaborone||Sat 2:20 PM||861 km||535 miles||465 nm|| S|
|Lilongwe||Sat 2:20 PM||954 km||593 miles||515 nm|| ENE|
|Rustenburg||Sat 2:20 PM||990 km||615 miles||535 nm|| S|
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