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, March 10, 2012 at 01:48:00 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: 96%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, March 10, 2012 at 01:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 56' ||South|
|Longitude: ||5° 08' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.62 meters/second, 1589.8 km/hour, 987.9 miles/hour or 858.4 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' 27.3"||16.46 mi||west||0° 00' 12.8"||0.25 mi||south||16.47 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 13.8"||987.75 mi||west||0° 12' 48.5"||14.67 mi||south||987.57 mi|
|24 hours||13° 19' 07.2"||910.18 mi||east||4° 48' 36.2"||330.64 mi||south||961.72 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sat 1:48 AM||777 km||483 miles||419 nm|| S|
|Abidjan||Sat 1:48 AM||1581 km||982 miles||853 nm|| N|
|São Tomé||Sat 1:48 AM||1668 km||1036 miles||900 nm|| NE|
|Accra||Sat 1:48 AM||1691 km||1051 miles||913 nm|| NNE|
|Yamoussoukro||Sat 1:48 AM||1742 km||1082 miles||940 nm|| N|
|Monrovia||Sat 1:48 AM||1800 km||1118 miles||972 nm|| NNW|
|Lome||Sat 1:48 AM||1808 km||1124 miles||976 nm|| NNE|
|Libreville||Sat 2:48 AM||1918 km||1192 miles||1036 nm|| ENE|
|Porto Novo||Sat 2:48 AM||1919 km||1192 miles||1036 nm|| NNE|
|Lagos||Sat 2:48 AM||1944 km||1208 miles||1050 nm|| NNE|
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