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, September 16, 2012 at 12:02:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||3° 46' ||South|
|Longitude: ||1° 11' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.98 meters/second, 1609.1 km/hour, 999.9 miles/hour or 868.9 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' 29.0"||16.66 mi||west||0° 00' 12.6"||0.24 mi||south||16.67 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 02.4"||999.79 mi||west||0° 12' 41.3"||14.53 mi||south||999.77 mi|
|24 hours||12° 35' 09.5"||868.77 mi||east||4° 57' 46.8"||341.06 mi||south||930.01 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|São Tomé||Sun 12:02 PM||766 km||476 miles||414 nm|| NE|
|Port-Gentil||Sun 1:02 PM||910 km||565 miles||491 nm|| ENE|
|Libreville||Sun 1:02 PM||1029 km||639 miles||556 nm|| ENE|
|Accra||Sun 12:02 PM||1040 km||646 miles||562 nm|| N|
|Lome||Sun 12:02 PM||1094 km||680 miles||590 nm|| N|
|Porto Novo||Sun 1:02 PM||1148 km||714 miles||620 nm|| N|
|Lagos||Sun 1:02 PM||1155 km||718 miles||624 nm|| NNE|
|Abidjan||Sun 12:02 PM||1159 km||720 miles||626 nm|| NNW|
|Malabo||Sun 1:02 PM||1187 km||737 miles||641 nm|| NE|
|Yamoussoukro||Sun 12:02 PM||1372 km||853 miles||741 nm|| NNW|
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