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 Monday, October 15, 2012 at 11:48:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 11:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 25' ||South|
|Longitude: ||2° 05' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.79 meters/second, 1576.1 km/hour, 979.3 miles/hour or 851.0 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' 26.3"||16.32 mi||west||0° 00' 11.2"||0.22 mi||south||16.32 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 24.6"||979.16 mi||west||0° 11' 14.8"||12.89 mi||south||978.92 mi|
|24 hours||13° 45' 03.3"||932.43 mi||east||4° 07' 44.9"||283.88 mi||south||967.41 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Mon 11:48 AM||634 km||394 miles||342 nm|| SW|
|São Tomé||Mon 11:48 AM||1626 km||1010 miles||878 nm|| NE|
|Luanda||Mon 12:48 PM||1703 km||1058 miles||920 nm|| E|
|Libreville||Mon 12:48 PM||1827 km||1135 miles||986 nm|| NE|
|Abidjan||Mon 11:48 AM||1863 km||1158 miles||1006 nm|| N|
|Accra||Mon 11:48 AM||1888 km||1173 miles||1019 nm|| N|
|Lome||Mon 11:48 AM||1975 km||1227 miles||1066 nm|| N|
|Yamoussoukro||Mon 11:48 AM||2048 km||1272 miles||1106 nm|| N|
|Porto Novo||Mon 12:48 PM||2048 km||1273 miles||1106 nm|| NNE|
|Malabo||Mon 12:48 PM||2066 km||1284 miles||1116 nm|| NE|
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