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 12:24:00 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 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 53' ||South|
|Longitude: ||24° 26' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.66 meters/second, 1536.0 km/hour, 954.4 miles/hour or 829.4 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' 54.8"||954.27 mi||west||0° 08' 03.6"||9.24 mi||north||954.65 mi|
|24 hours||13° 35' 10.8"||899.42 mi||east||3° 38' 45.8"||250.70 mi||north||941.44 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lusaka||Sat 2:24 PM||441 km||274 miles||238 nm|| ENE|
|Rundu *||Sat 2:24 PM||510 km||317 miles||275 nm|| WSW|
|Bulawayo||Sat 2:24 PM||568 km||353 miles||307 nm|| SE|
|Francistown||Sat 2:24 PM||575 km||357 miles||310 nm|| SSE|
|Lubumbashi||Sat 2:24 PM||664 km||413 miles||359 nm|| NNE|
|Harare||Sat 2:24 PM||710 km||441 miles||383 nm|| E|
|Molepolole||Sat 2:24 PM||841 km||522 miles||454 nm|| S|
|Gaborone||Sat 2:24 PM||874 km||543 miles||472 nm|| S|
|Windhoek *||Sat 2:24 PM||994 km||617 miles||537 nm|| SW|
|Rustenburg||Sat 2:24 PM||1015 km||631 miles||548 nm|| SSE|
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