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 11:30:00 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 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 15' ||South|
|Longitude: ||17° 48' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.47 meters/second, 1549.7 km/hour, 962.9 miles/hour or 836.8 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' 30.4"||962.81 mi||west||0° 09' 13.5"||10.57 mi||north||963.22 mi|
|24 hours||13° 24' 12.8"||894.64 mi||east||4° 03' 22.9"||278.87 mi||north||944.58 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Menongue||Sat 12:30 PM||65 km||40 miles||35 nm|| N|
|Huambo||Sat 12:30 PM||352 km||219 miles||190 nm|| NW|
|Rundu *||Sat 1:30 PM||363 km||226 miles||196 nm|| SE|
|Luena||Sat 12:30 PM||446 km||277 miles||241 nm|| NNE|
|Lubango||Sat 12:30 PM||464 km||288 miles||250 nm|| W|
|Mongu||Sat 1:30 PM||574 km||357 miles||310 nm|| E|
|Malanje||Sat 12:30 PM||650 km||404 miles||351 nm|| NNW|
|Windhoek *||Sat 1:30 PM||814 km||506 miles||440 nm|| S|
|Luanda||Sat 12:30 PM||865 km||538 miles||467 nm|| NW|
|Uíge||Sat 12:30 PM||895 km||556 miles||483 nm|| NNW|
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