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 19:06:00 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 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 04' ||South|
|Longitude: ||5° 15' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.19 meters/second, 1519.9 km/hour, 944.4 miles/hour or 820.7 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' 26.3"||15.74 mi||west||0° 00' 05.5"||0.11 mi||north||15.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 26.9"||944.23 mi||west||0° 05' 38.0"||6.46 mi||north||944.52 mi|
|24 hours||13° 06' 49.9"||857.51 mi||east||2° 44' 04.9"||188.08 mi||north||884.44 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sun 7:06 PM||351 km||218 miles||190 nm|| N|
|Luanda||Sun 8:06 PM||2293 km||1425 miles||1238 nm|| ENE|
|Windhoek *||Sun 9:06 PM||2357 km||1465 miles||1273 nm|| ESE|
|São Tomé||Sun 7:06 PM||2514 km||1562 miles||1358 nm|| NNE|
|Libreville||Sun 8:06 PM||2686 km||1669 miles||1451 nm|| NE|
|Abidjan||Sun 7:06 PM||2701 km||1678 miles||1458 nm|| N|
|Kinshasa||Sun 8:06 PM||2767 km||1719 miles||1494 nm|| ENE|
|Brazzaville||Sun 8:06 PM||2768 km||1720 miles||1495 nm|| NE|
|Accra||Sun 7:06 PM||2778 km||1726 miles||1500 nm|| NNE|
|Yamoussoukro||Sun 7:06 PM||2863 km||1779 miles||1546 nm|| N|
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