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 11:52:00 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 11:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||6° 40' ||South|
|Longitude: ||16° 09' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.40 meters/second, 1599.9 km/hour, 994.1 miles/hour or 863.9 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' 27.9"||16.57 mi||west||0° 00' 12.3"||0.24 mi||south||16.57 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 00.6"||994.00 mi||west||0° 12' 23.7"||14.20 mi||south||993.89 mi|
|24 hours||13° 05' 51.7"||899.94 mi||east||4° 46' 06.7"||327.74 mi||south||952.67 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sun 11:52 AM||1531 km||951 miles||827 nm|| SE|
|Monrovia||Sun 11:52 AM||1553 km||965 miles||839 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Sun 11:52 AM||1706 km||1060 miles||921 nm|| N|
|Conakry||Sun 11:52 AM||1809 km||1124 miles||977 nm|| N|
|Abidjan||Sun 11:52 AM||1890 km||1175 miles||1021 nm|| NE|
|Yamoussoukro||Sun 11:52 AM||1919 km||1192 miles||1036 nm|| NE|
|Bissau||Sun 11:52 AM||2049 km||1273 miles||1107 nm|| N|
|Recife||Sun 8:52 AM||2074 km||1289 miles||1120 nm|| W|
|Banjul||Sun 11:52 AM||2225 km||1382 miles||1201 nm|| N|
|Accra||Sun 11:52 AM||2227 km||1384 miles||1203 nm|| NE|
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