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 12:02:00 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 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||6° 42' ||South|
|Longitude: ||18° 34' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.37 meters/second, 1599.7 km/hour, 994.0 miles/hour or 863.8 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' 27.9"||16.57 mi||west||0° 00' 12.3"||0.24 mi||south||16.57 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 00.0"||993.92 mi||west||0° 12' 23.4"||14.19 mi||south||993.81 mi|
|24 hours||13° 06' 07.8"||900.18 mi||east||4° 45' 55.3"||327.53 mi||south||952.80 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Monrovia||Sun 12:02 PM||1677 km||1042 miles||906 nm|| NNE|
|Jamestown||Sun 12:02 PM||1733 km||1077 miles||936 nm|| SE|
|Freetown||Sun 12:02 PM||1780 km||1106 miles||961 nm|| NNE|
|Recife||Sun 9:02 AM||1808 km||1124 miles||976 nm|| W|
|Conakry||Sun 12:02 PM||1871 km||1163 miles||1010 nm|| NNE|
|Bissau||Sun 12:02 PM||2079 km||1292 miles||1122 nm|| N|
|Abidjan||Sun 12:02 PM||2092 km||1300 miles||1130 nm|| NE|
|Yamoussoukro||Sun 12:02 PM||2100 km||1305 miles||1134 nm|| NE|
|Banjul||Sun 12:02 PM||2239 km||1391 miles||1209 nm|| N|
|Fortaleza||Sun 9:02 AM||2243 km||1394 miles||1211 nm|| W|
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