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 19:40:00 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: 61%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 19:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 01' ||South|
|Longitude: ||13° 26' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.34 meters/second, 1520.4 km/hour, 944.8 miles/hour or 821.0 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' 26.4"||15.75 mi||west||0° 00' 05.5"||0.11 mi||north||15.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 29.1"||944.57 mi||west||0° 05' 41.9"||6.53 mi||north||944.86 mi|
|24 hours||13° 05' 54.8"||856.78 mi||east||2° 45' 26.7"||189.64 mi||north||884.09 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sun 7:40 PM||888 km||552 miles||480 nm|| ENE|
|Recife||Sun 4:40 PM||2612 km||1623 miles||1410 nm|| WNW|
|Monrovia||Sun 7:40 PM||2816 km||1750 miles||1521 nm|| N|
|Abidjan||Sun 7:40 PM||2883 km||1791 miles||1557 nm|| NNE|
|Yamoussoukro||Sun 7:40 PM||2994 km||1860 miles||1617 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Sun 7:40 PM||3042 km||1890 miles||1642 nm|| N|
|São Tomé||Sun 7:40 PM||3072 km||1909 miles||1659 nm|| NE|
|Accra||Sun 7:40 PM||3080 km||1914 miles||1663 nm|| NNE|
|Luanda||Sun 8:40 PM||3089 km||1919 miles||1668 nm|| ENE|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sun 4:40 PM||3118 km||1938 miles||1684 nm|| WSW|
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