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 Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 08:42:00 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: 9%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 08:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 49' ||South|
|Longitude: ||14° 01' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.67 meters/second, 1496.4 km/hour, 929.8 miles/hour or 808.0 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' 22.5"||15.50 mi||west||0° 00' 01.0"||0.02 mi||south||15.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 31.8"||929.56 mi||west||0° 00' 56.3"||1.08 mi||south||929.51 mi|
|24 hours||15° 02' 22.7"||972.47 mi||east||0° 20' 12.0"||23.16 mi||north||973.83 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Swakopmund *||Wed 10:42 AM||212 km||132 miles||115 nm|| SSE|
|Walvis Bay *||Wed 10:42 AM||242 km||150 miles||130 nm|| SSE|
|Windhoek *||Wed 10:42 AM||374 km||232 miles||202 nm|| ESE|
|Lubango||Wed 9:42 AM||656 km||408 miles||354 nm|| N|
|Rundu *||Wed 10:42 AM||685 km||426 miles||370 nm|| ENE|
|Huambo||Wed 9:42 AM||909 km||565 miles||491 nm|| NNE|
|Gaborone||Wed 10:42 AM||1293 km||804 miles||698 nm|| ESE|
|Luanda||Wed 9:42 AM||1329 km||826 miles||718 nm|| N|
|Rustenburg||Wed 10:42 AM||1455 km||904 miles||786 nm|| ESE|
|Cape Town||Wed 10:42 AM||1515 km||942 miles||818 nm|| SSE|
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