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 07:48:00 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 07:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||4° 36' ||South|
|Longitude: ||26° 03' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.94 meters/second, 1609.0 km/hour, 999.8 miles/hour or 868.8 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' 29.8"||16.66 mi||west||0° 00' 13.2"||0.25 mi||south||16.66 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 53.2"||999.69 mi||west||0° 13' 09.9"||15.08 mi||south||999.65 mi|
|24 hours||12° 16' 40.1"||846.60 mi||east||5° 08' 46.8"||353.67 mi||south||913.63 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fernando de Noronha||Sun 5:48 AM||711 km||442 miles||384 nm|| W|
|Recife||Sun 4:48 AM||1051 km||653 miles||567 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Sun 4:48 AM||1394 km||866 miles||753 nm|| W|
|Salvador *||Sun 5:48 AM||1650 km||1025 miles||891 nm|| SW|
|Freetown||Sun 7:48 AM||2029 km||1261 miles||1096 nm|| NE|
|Conakry||Sun 7:48 AM||2075 km||1290 miles||1121 nm|| NE|
|Monrovia||Sun 7:48 AM||2080 km||1293 miles||1123 nm|| NE|
|Bissau||Sun 7:48 AM||2158 km||1341 miles||1165 nm|| NNE|
|Praia||Sun 6:48 AM||2176 km||1352 miles||1175 nm|| N|
|Banjul||Sun 7:48 AM||2254 km||1401 miles||1217 nm|| NNE|
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