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 19:16:00 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 19:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 03' ||South|
|Longitude: ||7° 40' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.24 meters/second, 1520.1 km/hour, 944.5 miles/hour or 820.8 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' 26.3"||15.74 mi||west||0° 00' 05.5"||0.11 mi||north||15.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 27.4"||944.33 mi||west||0° 05' 39.2"||6.48 mi||north||944.62 mi|
|24 hours||13° 06' 33.7"||857.29 mi||east||2° 44' 29.0"||188.54 mi||north||884.34 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sun 7:16 PM||403 km||250 miles||218 nm|| NNE|
|Luanda||Sun 8:16 PM||2521 km||1567 miles||1361 nm|| ENE|
|Windhoek *||Sun 9:16 PM||2604 km||1618 miles||1406 nm|| ESE|
|São Tomé||Sun 7:16 PM||2660 km||1653 miles||1436 nm|| NE|
|Abidjan||Sun 7:16 PM||2725 km||1693 miles||1471 nm|| N|
|Monrovia||Sun 7:16 PM||2827 km||1756 miles||1526 nm|| N|
|Accra||Sun 7:16 PM||2841 km||1765 miles||1534 nm|| NNE|
|Libreville||Sun 8:16 PM||2850 km||1771 miles||1539 nm|| NE|
|Yamoussoukro||Sun 7:16 PM||2873 km||1785 miles||1551 nm|| N|
|Lome||Sun 7:16 PM||2951 km||1833 miles||1593 nm|| NNE|
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