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 11:52:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 11:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 26' ||South|
|Longitude: ||3° 03' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.77 meters/second, 1576.0 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' 11.3"||0.22 mi||south||16.32 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 24.3"||979.11 mi||west||0° 11' 14.5"||12.88 mi||south||978.87 mi|
|24 hours||13° 45' 09.8"||932.52 mi||east||4° 07' 36.6"||283.72 mi||south||967.44 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Mon 11:52 AM||575 km||357 miles||310 nm|| SSW|
|São Tomé||Mon 11:52 AM||1693 km||1052 miles||914 nm|| NE|
|Luanda||Mon 12:52 PM||1807 km||1123 miles||976 nm|| E|
|Abidjan||Mon 11:52 AM||1856 km||1153 miles||1002 nm|| N|
|Libreville||Mon 12:52 PM||1904 km||1183 miles||1028 nm|| NE|
|Accra||Mon 11:52 AM||1904 km||1183 miles||1028 nm|| N|
|Lome||Mon 11:52 AM||1999 km||1242 miles||1079 nm|| NNE|
|Yamoussoukro||Mon 11:52 AM||2033 km||1263 miles||1098 nm|| N|
|Porto Novo||Mon 12:52 PM||2086 km||1296 miles||1126 nm|| NNE|
|Lagos||Mon 12:52 PM||2101 km||1306 miles||1135 nm|| NNE|
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