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 12:52:00 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 12:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 37' ||South|
|Longitude: ||17° 30' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.45 meters/second, 1574.8 km/hour, 978.5 miles/hour or 850.3 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||16.31 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 20.2"||978.38 mi||west||0° 11' 10.5"||12.80 mi||south||978.14 mi|
|24 hours||13° 46' 47.0"||933.72 mi||east||4° 05' 31.0"||281.33 mi||south||967.84 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Mon 12:52 PM||1359 km||845 miles||734 nm|| ESE|
|Recife||Mon 9:52 AM||1946 km||1209 miles||1051 nm|| W|
|Monrovia||Mon 12:52 PM||2117 km||1316 miles||1143 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Mon 12:52 PM||2273 km||1412 miles||1227 nm|| NNE|
|Salvador||Mon 9:52 AM||2287 km||1421 miles||1235 nm|| W|
|Conakry||Mon 12:52 PM||2374 km||1475 miles||1282 nm|| N|
|Abidjan||Mon 12:52 PM||2395 km||1488 miles||1293 nm|| NE|
|Yamoussoukro||Mon 12:52 PM||2447 km||1521 miles||1321 nm|| NE|
|Fortaleza||Mon 9:52 AM||2482 km||1542 miles||1340 nm|| WNW|
|Bissau||Mon 12:52 PM||2605 km||1619 miles||1407 nm|| N|
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