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 15:46:00 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: 17%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 26' ||South|
|Longitude: ||13° 26' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.58 meters/second, 1532.1 km/hour, 952.0 miles/hour or 827.3 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' 25.2"||15.87 mi||west||0° 00' 07.5"||0.15 mi||south||15.87 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 14.6"||951.77 mi||west||0° 07' 34.4"||8.68 mi||south||951.48 mi|
|24 hours||14° 04' 26.1"||928.89 mi||east||2° 27' 22.7"||168.95 mi||south||937.69 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Wed 3:46 PM||839 km||521 miles||453 nm|| E|
|Recife||Wed 12:46 PM||2545 km||1582 miles||1374 nm|| WNW|
|Monrovia||Wed 3:46 PM||2643 km||1642 miles||1427 nm|| N|
|Abidjan||Wed 3:46 PM||2721 km||1691 miles||1469 nm|| NNE|
|Yamoussoukro||Wed 3:46 PM||2829 km||1758 miles||1527 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Wed 3:46 PM||2867 km||1782 miles||1548 nm|| N|
|Accra||Wed 3:46 PM||2928 km||1820 miles||1581 nm|| NNE|
|São Tomé||Wed 3:46 PM||2958 km||1838 miles||1597 nm|| NE|
|Conakry||Wed 3:46 PM||2981 km||1852 miles||1609 nm|| N|
|Luanda||Wed 4:46 PM||3039 km||1888 miles||1641 nm|| ENE|
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