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, January 12, 2013 at 11:20:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 16' ||South|
|Longitude: ||20° 12' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.41 meters/second, 1549.5 km/hour, 962.8 miles/hour or 836.6 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' 25.4"||16.05 mi||west||0° 00' 09.2"||0.18 mi||north||16.05 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 29.6"||962.68 mi||west||0° 09' 12.5"||10.55 mi||north||963.09 mi|
|24 hours||13° 24' 33.2"||894.92 mi||east||4° 03' 05.3"||278.53 mi||north||944.75 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rundu *||Sat 1:20 PM||297 km||184 miles||160 nm|| S|
|Huambo||Sat 12:20 PM||555 km||345 miles||300 nm|| WNW|
|Lubango||Sat 12:20 PM||722 km||449 miles||390 nm|| W|
|Lusaka||Sat 1:20 PM||863 km||536 miles||466 nm|| E|
|Windhoek *||Sat 1:20 PM||871 km||541 miles||470 nm|| SSW|
|Lubumbashi||Sat 1:20 PM||884 km||549 miles||477 nm|| ENE|
|Francistown||Sat 1:20 PM||1012 km||629 miles||547 nm|| SE|
|Luanda||Sat 12:20 PM||1040 km||646 miles||561 nm|| NW|
|Harare||Sat 1:20 PM||1192 km||741 miles||644 nm|| ESE|
|Gaborone||Sat 1:20 PM||1198 km||745 miles||647 nm|| SSE|
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