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 Sunday, December 18, 2011 at 06:38:00 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: 47%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, December 18, 2011 at 06:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||4° 21' ||South|
|Longitude: ||9° 08' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.12 meters/second, 1609.6 km/hour, 1000.2 miles/hour or 869.1 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' 29.9"||16.67 mi||west||0° 00' 13.2"||0.25 mi||south||16.67 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 56.1"||1000.10 mi||west||0° 13' 11.0"||15.10 mi||south||1000.06 mi|
|24 hours||12° 15' 10.7"||845.18 mi||east||5° 09' 37.7"||354.65 mi||south||912.86 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Monrovia||Sun 6:38 AM||1193 km||741 miles||644 nm|| N|
|Abidjan||Sun 6:38 AM||1210 km||752 miles||654 nm|| NNE|
|Yamoussoukro||Sun 6:38 AM||1307 km||812 miles||705 nm|| NNE|
|Jamestown||Sun 6:38 AM||1335 km||829 miles||721 nm|| SSE|
|Accra||Sun 6:38 AM||1477 km||918 miles||797 nm|| NE|
|Freetown||Sun 6:38 AM||1490 km||926 miles||804 nm|| NNW|
|Conakry||Sun 6:38 AM||1614 km||1003 miles||871 nm|| NNW|
|Lome||Sun 6:38 AM||1633 km||1015 miles||882 nm|| NE|
|Porto Novo||Sun 7:38 AM||1787 km||1110 miles||965 nm|| NE|
|Lagos||Sun 7:38 AM||1830 km||1137 miles||988 nm|| NE|
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