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 Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 18:40:00 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: 50%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 44' ||South|
|Longitude: ||12° 43' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.12 meters/second, 1501.6 km/hour, 933.1 miles/hour or 810.8 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' 25.0"||15.55 mi||west||0° 00' 02.5"||0.05 mi||north||15.55 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 05.7"||932.86 mi||west||0° 02' 37.1"||3.00 mi||north||933.00 mi|
|24 hours||13° 43' 23.1"||887.91 mi||east||1° 37' 56.2"||112.29 mi||north||899.59 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sat 6:40 PM||912 km||567 miles||492 nm|| NE|
|Monrovia||Sat 6:40 PM||3000 km||1864 miles||1620 nm|| N|
|Abidjan||Sat 6:40 PM||3035 km||1886 miles||1639 nm|| NNE|
|Luanda||Sat 7:40 PM||3082 km||1915 miles||1664 nm|| ENE|
|Windhoek *||Sat 8:40 PM||3089 km||1919 miles||1668 nm|| E|
|São Tomé||Sat 6:40 PM||3150 km||1957 miles||1701 nm|| NE|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sat 3:40 PM||3153 km||1959 miles||1702 nm|| W|
|Yamoussoukro||Sat 6:40 PM||3155 km||1960 miles||1704 nm|| NNE|
|Accra||Sat 6:40 PM||3213 km||1997 miles||1735 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Sat 6:40 PM||3233 km||2009 miles||1746 nm|| N|
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