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, April 8, 2012 at 01:38:00 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: 98%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, April 8, 2012 at 01:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 05' ||South|
|Longitude: ||8° 10' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.16 meters/second, 1541.4 km/hour, 957.8 miles/hour or 832.3 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' 24.3"||15.96 mi||west||0° 00' 09.7"||0.19 mi||south||15.96 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 19.5"||957.55 mi||west||0° 09' 43.4"||11.14 mi||south||957.23 mi|
|24 hours||14° 29' 22.0"||963.14 mi||east||3° 18' 31.6"||227.57 mi||south||981.31 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sun 1:38 AM||263 km||163 miles||142 nm|| E|
|Abidjan||Sun 1:38 AM||2411 km||1498 miles||1302 nm|| N|
|São Tomé||Sun 1:38 AM||2445 km||1519 miles||1320 nm|| NE|
|Luanda||Sun 2:38 AM||2458 km||1528 miles||1327 nm|| ENE|
|Monrovia||Sun 1:38 AM||2494 km||1550 miles||1347 nm|| N|
|Accra||Sun 1:38 AM||2548 km||1583 miles||1376 nm|| NNE|
|Yamoussoukro||Sun 1:38 AM||2553 km||1586 miles||1378 nm|| N|
|Libreville||Sun 2:38 AM||2659 km||1652 miles||1436 nm|| NE|
|Lome||Sun 1:38 AM||2666 km||1656 miles||1439 nm|| NNE|
|Windhoek||Sun 2:38 AM||2746 km||1707 miles||1483 nm|| ESE|
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