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, October 14, 2012 at 11:02:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||6° 29' ||South|
|Longitude: ||4° 06' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.58 meters/second, 1600.5 km/hour, 994.5 miles/hour or 864.2 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' 28.1"||16.57 mi||west||0° 00' 12.3"||0.24 mi||south||16.58 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 03.6"||994.40 mi||west||0° 12' 25.1"||14.23 mi||south||994.30 mi|
|24 hours||13° 04' 31.9"||898.72 mi||east||4° 47' 02.6"||328.81 mi||south||951.99 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sun 11:02 AM||1058 km||658 miles||572 nm|| S|
|Abidjan||Sun 11:02 AM||1306 km||812 miles||705 nm|| N|
|Accra||Sun 11:02 AM||1399 km||870 miles||756 nm|| NNE|
|São Tomé||Sun 11:02 AM||1420 km||882 miles||767 nm|| ENE|
|Yamoussoukro||Sun 11:02 AM||1478 km||918 miles||798 nm|| N|
|Lome||Sun 11:02 AM||1515 km||942 miles||818 nm|| NNE|
|Monrovia||Sun 11:02 AM||1601 km||995 miles||864 nm|| NNW|
|Porto Novo||Sun 12:02 PM||1618 km||1005 miles||873 nm|| NNE|
|Lagos||Sun 12:02 PM||1653 km||1027 miles||893 nm|| NNE|
|Libreville||Sun 12:02 PM||1687 km||1048 miles||911 nm|| ENE|
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