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 Monday, September 17, 2012 at 13:02:00 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 3%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, September 17, 2012 at 13:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 55' ||South|
|Longitude: ||0° 42' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.96 meters/second, 1591.1 km/hour, 988.6 miles/hour or 859.1 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' 27.9"||16.48 mi||west||0° 00' 11.8"||0.23 mi||south||16.48 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 53.2"||988.52 mi||west||0° 11' 54.3"||13.64 mi||south||988.34 mi|
|24 hours||13° 05' 23.3"||894.57 mi||east||4° 28' 51.4"||308.01 mi||south||940.05 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Mon 1:02 PM||947 km||589 miles||511 nm|| SW|
|São Tomé||Mon 1:02 PM||1314 km||817 miles||710 nm|| NE|
|Libreville||Mon 2:02 PM||1526 km||948 miles||824 nm|| NE|
|Luanda||Mon 2:02 PM||1532 km||952 miles||827 nm|| E|
|Accra||Mon 1:02 PM||1601 km||995 miles||864 nm|| N|
|Abidjan||Mon 1:02 PM||1617 km||1005 miles||873 nm|| NNW|
|Lome||Mon 1:02 PM||1678 km||1043 miles||906 nm|| N|
|Porto Novo||Mon 2:02 PM||1744 km||1083 miles||941 nm|| NNE|
|Malabo||Mon 2:02 PM||1754 km||1090 miles||947 nm|| NE|
|Lagos||Mon 2:02 PM||1759 km||1093 miles||950 nm|| NNE|
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