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 23, 2012 at 18:56:00 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: 61%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 18:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 05' ||South|
|Longitude: ||2° 51' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.15 meters/second, 1519.7 km/hour, 944.3 miles/hour or 820.6 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' 26.3"||15.74 mi||west||0° 00' 05.5"||0.11 mi||north||15.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 26.3"||944.13 mi||west||0° 05' 36.9"||6.44 mi||north||944.42 mi|
|24 hours||13° 07' 06.1"||857.72 mi||east||2° 43' 40.7"||187.62 mi||north||884.55 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sun 6:56 PM||463 km||288 miles||250 nm|| NW|
|Luanda||Sun 7:56 PM||2072 km||1288 miles||1119 nm|| ENE|
|Windhoek *||Sun 8:56 PM||2110 km||1311 miles||1140 nm|| ESE|
|São Tomé||Sun 6:56 PM||2390 km||1485 miles||1290 nm|| NNE|
|Libreville||Sun 7:56 PM||2539 km||1578 miles||1371 nm|| NNE|
|Kinshasa||Sun 7:56 PM||2561 km||1591 miles||1383 nm|| NE|
|Brazzaville||Sun 7:56 PM||2563 km||1593 miles||1384 nm|| NE|
|Cape Town||Sun 8:56 PM||2673 km||1661 miles||1444 nm|| SE|
|Abidjan||Sun 6:56 PM||2702 km||1679 miles||1459 nm|| N|
|Accra||Sun 6:56 PM||2739 km||1702 miles||1479 nm|| N|
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