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 13:02:00 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 13:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 39' ||South|
|Longitude: ||19° 54' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.39 meters/second, 1574.6 km/hour, 978.4 miles/hour or 850.2 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' 19.5"||978.26 mi||west||0° 11' 09.8"||12.79 mi||south||978.01 mi|
|24 hours||13° 47' 03.1"||933.92 mi||east||4° 05' 10.0"||280.93 mi||south||967.91 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Mon 1:02 PM||1604 km||997 miles||866 nm|| ESE|
|Recife||Mon 10:02 AM||1689 km||1050 miles||912 nm|| WNW|
|Salvador||Mon 10:02 AM||2026 km||1259 miles||1094 nm|| W|
|Monrovia||Mon 1:02 PM||2228 km||1384 miles||1203 nm|| NNE|
|Fortaleza||Mon 10:02 AM||2237 km||1390 miles||1208 nm|| WNW|
|Freetown||Mon 1:02 PM||2346 km||1458 miles||1267 nm|| NNE|
|Conakry||Mon 1:02 PM||2438 km||1515 miles||1316 nm|| NNE|
|Abidjan||Mon 1:02 PM||2572 km||1598 miles||1389 nm|| NE|
|Yamoussoukro||Mon 1:02 PM||2607 km||1620 miles||1407 nm|| NE|
|Bissau||Mon 1:02 PM||2643 km||1643 miles||1427 nm|| N|
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