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 12:16:00 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 12:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 30' ||South|
|Longitude: ||8° 50' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.64 meters/second, 1575.5 km/hour, 979.0 miles/hour or 850.7 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' 26.3"||16.32 mi||west||0° 00' 11.1"||0.21 mi||south||16.32 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 22.6"||978.82 mi||west||0° 11' 12.9"||12.85 mi||south||978.58 mi|
|24 hours||13° 45' 48.7"||933.00 mi||east||4° 06' 46.6"||282.77 mi||south||967.60 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Mon 12:16 PM||593 km||369 miles||320 nm|| SE|
|Abidjan||Mon 12:16 PM||1936 km||1203 miles||1045 nm|| NNE|
|Monrovia||Mon 12:16 PM||1983 km||1232 miles||1071 nm|| N|
|Yamoussoukro||Mon 12:16 PM||2064 km||1283 miles||1115 nm|| N|
|Accra||Mon 12:16 PM||2114 km||1314 miles||1141 nm|| NNE|
|São Tomé||Mon 12:16 PM||2163 km||1344 miles||1168 nm|| NE|
|Lome||Mon 12:16 PM||2246 km||1395 miles||1213 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Mon 12:16 PM||2264 km||1407 miles||1223 nm|| NNW|
|Porto Novo||Mon 1:16 PM||2371 km||1473 miles||1280 nm|| NNE|
|Conakry||Mon 12:16 PM||2386 km||1483 miles||1288 nm|| NNW|
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