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 13:12:00 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 13:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 41' ||South|
|Longitude: ||22° 18' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.34 meters/second, 1574.4 km/hour, 978.3 miles/hour or 850.1 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"||16.30 mi||west||0° 00' 11.1"||0.21 mi||south||16.31 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 18.8"||978.14 mi||west||0° 11' 09.1"||12.78 mi||south||977.89 mi|
|24 hours||13° 47' 19.3"||934.12 mi||east||4° 04' 48.7"||280.52 mi||south||967.97 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Mon 10:12 AM||1435 km||891 miles||775 nm|| WNW|
|Salvador||Mon 10:12 AM||1765 km||1097 miles||953 nm|| W|
|Jamestown||Mon 1:12 PM||1853 km||1152 miles||1001 nm|| ESE|
|Fortaleza||Mon 10:12 AM||1997 km||1241 miles||1078 nm|| WNW|
|Monrovia||Mon 1:12 PM||2363 km||1468 miles||1276 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Mon 1:12 PM||2446 km||1520 miles||1321 nm|| NNE|
|Conakry||Mon 1:12 PM||2529 km||1571 miles||1366 nm|| NNE|
|Rio de Janeiro||Mon 10:12 AM||2542 km||1579 miles||1372 nm|| WSW|
|Bissau||Mon 1:12 PM||2707 km||1682 miles||1462 nm|| NNE|
|Abidjan||Mon 1:12 PM||2763 km||1717 miles||1492 nm|| NE|
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