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 Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 12:12:00 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 hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 12:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 37' ||South|
|Longitude: ||5° 54' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.38 meters/second, 1545.8 km/hour, 960.5 miles/hour or 834.7 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' 24.7"||16.01 mi||west||0° 00' 09.2"||0.18 mi||south||16.01 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 46.1"||960.29 mi||west||0° 09' 06.9"||10.45 mi||south||959.99 mi|
|24 hours||14° 21' 01.9"||956.14 mi||east||3° 06' 28.1"||213.73 mi||south||972.19 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lubango||Tue 1:12 PM||820 km||509 miles||443 nm|| E|
|Luanda||Tue 1:12 PM||1095 km||680 miles||591 nm|| NE|
|Jamestown||Tue 12:12 PM||1245 km||773 miles||672 nm|| W|
|Windhoek *||Tue 2:12 PM||1407 km||875 miles||760 nm|| SE|
|Kinshasa||Tue 1:12 PM||1619 km||1006 miles||874 nm|| NE|
|Brazzaville||Tue 1:12 PM||1622 km||1008 miles||876 nm|| NE|
|São Tomé||Tue 12:12 PM||1766 km||1098 miles||954 nm|| N|
|Libreville||Tue 1:12 PM||1813 km||1126 miles||979 nm|| NNE|
|Malabo||Tue 1:12 PM||2165 km||1345 miles||1169 nm|| N|
|Yaoundé||Tue 1:12 PM||2240 km||1392 miles||1209 nm|| NNE|
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