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 12:22:00 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 12:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 32' ||South|
|Longitude: ||10° 16' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.61 meters/second, 1575.4 km/hour, 978.9 miles/hour or 850.6 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"||16.31 mi||west||0° 00' 11.1"||0.21 mi||south||16.32 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 22.3"||978.75 mi||west||0° 11' 12.5"||12.84 mi||south||978.51 mi|
|24 hours||13° 45' 58.4"||933.12 mi||east||4° 06' 34.0"||282.53 mi||south||967.64 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Mon 12:22 PM||693 km||430 miles||374 nm|| SE|
|Monrovia||Mon 12:22 PM||1974 km||1227 miles||1066 nm|| N|
|Abidjan||Mon 12:22 PM||1988 km||1235 miles||1073 nm|| NNE|
|Yamoussoukro||Mon 12:22 PM||2103 km||1307 miles||1135 nm|| NNE|
|Accra||Mon 12:22 PM||2193 km||1362 miles||1184 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Mon 12:22 PM||2237 km||1390 miles||1208 nm|| N|
|São Tomé||Mon 12:22 PM||2293 km||1425 miles||1238 nm|| NE|
|Lome||Mon 12:22 PM||2331 km||1448 miles||1259 nm|| NNE|
|Conakry||Mon 12:22 PM||2357 km||1465 miles||1273 nm|| N|
|Porto Novo||Mon 1:22 PM||2451 km||1523 miles||1323 nm|| NE|
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