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 Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 17:18:00 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: 50%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 17:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 41' ||South|
|Longitude: ||7° 57' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.92 meters/second, 1511.7 km/hour, 939.3 miles/hour or 816.3 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' 25.0"||15.66 mi||west||0° 00' 00.2"||0.00 mi||south||15.66 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 00.4"||939.10 mi||west||0° 00' 05.9"||0.11 mi||south||939.10 mi|
|24 hours||14° 02' 11.4"||914.34 mi||east||0° 33' 28.9"||38.39 mi||north||916.72 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Walvis Bay *||Thu 7:18 PM||771 km||479 miles||416 nm|| ESE|
|Lubango||Thu 6:18 PM||791 km||492 miles||427 nm|| NE|
|Windhoek *||Thu 7:18 PM||1003 km||623 miles||542 nm|| ESE|
|Luanda||Thu 6:18 PM||1328 km||825 miles||717 nm|| NNE|
|Jamestown||Thu 5:18 PM||1506 km||936 miles||813 nm|| WNW|
|Kinshasa||Thu 6:18 PM||1878 km||1167 miles||1014 nm|| NNE|
|Brazzaville||Thu 6:18 PM||1882 km||1170 miles||1016 nm|| NNE|
|Cape Town||Thu 7:18 PM||1888 km||1173 miles||1020 nm|| SSE|
|Gaborone||Thu 7:18 PM||1931 km||1200 miles||1043 nm|| ESE|
|Johannesburg||Thu 7:18 PM||2182 km||1356 miles||1178 nm|| ESE|
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