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 Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 15:08:00 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: 16%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 15:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 21' ||South|
|Longitude: ||4° 18' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.78 meters/second, 1532.8 km/hour, 952.4 miles/hour or 827.7 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' 25.2"||15.87 mi||west||0° 00' 07.7"||0.15 mi||south||15.88 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 16.2"||952.22 mi||west||0° 07' 39.0"||8.77 mi||south||951.93 mi|
|24 hours||14° 03' 55.1"||928.73 mi||east||2° 29' 18.8"||171.17 mi||south||937.88 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Wed 3:08 PM||220 km||136 miles||119 nm|| NW|
|Luanda||Wed 4:08 PM||2119 km||1317 miles||1144 nm|| ENE|
|São Tomé||Wed 3:08 PM||2300 km||1429 miles||1242 nm|| NNE|
|Windhoek *||Wed 5:08 PM||2310 km||1435 miles||1247 nm|| ESE|
|Libreville||Wed 4:08 PM||2475 km||1538 miles||1337 nm|| NE|
|Abidjan||Wed 3:08 PM||2508 km||1559 miles||1354 nm|| N|
|Accra||Wed 3:08 PM||2573 km||1599 miles||1389 nm|| N|
|Kinshasa||Wed 4:08 PM||2579 km||1602 miles||1392 nm|| ENE|
|Brazzaville||Wed 4:08 PM||2580 km||1603 miles||1393 nm|| ENE|
|Lome||Wed 3:08 PM||2668 km||1658 miles||1440 nm|| NNE|
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