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 12:12:00 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 12:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||6° 44' ||South|
|Longitude: ||20° 58' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.33 meters/second, 1599.6 km/hour, 993.9 miles/hour or 863.7 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° 27' 59.2"||993.84 mi||west||0° 12' 23.2"||14.19 mi||south||993.72 mi|
|24 hours||13° 06' 23.7"||900.42 mi||east||4° 45' 44.0"||327.31 mi||south||952.94 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Sun 9:12 AM||1543 km||959 miles||833 nm|| W|
|Monrovia||Sun 12:12 PM||1832 km||1139 miles||989 nm|| NE|
|Freetown||Sun 12:12 PM||1889 km||1174 miles||1020 nm|| NNE|
|Jamestown||Sun 12:12 PM||1949 km||1211 miles||1053 nm|| ESE|
|Conakry||Sun 12:12 PM||1968 km||1223 miles||1063 nm|| NNE|
|Fortaleza||Sun 9:12 AM||1979 km||1230 miles||1069 nm|| W|
|Salvador||Sun 9:12 AM||2039 km||1267 miles||1101 nm|| WSW|
|Bissau||Sun 12:12 PM||2141 km||1330 miles||1156 nm|| NNE|
|Banjul||Sun 12:12 PM||2284 km||1419 miles||1233 nm|| NNE|
|Yamoussoukro||Sun 12:12 PM||2299 km||1428 miles||1241 nm|| NE|
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