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 12:26:00 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 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 39' ||South|
|Longitude: ||2° 32' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.30 meters/second, 1545.5 km/hour, 960.3 miles/hour or 834.5 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' 09.0"||0.17 mi||south||16.01 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 45.1"||960.11 mi||west||0° 09' 05.5"||10.42 mi||south||959.81 mi|
|24 hours||14° 21' 19.4"||956.30 mi||east||3° 05' 47.3"||212.95 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.
|Jamestown||Tue 12:26 PM||884 km||550 miles||478 nm|| W|
|Luanda||Tue 1:26 PM||1386 km||861 miles||748 nm|| ENE|
|Windhoek *||Tue 2:26 PM||1712 km||1064 miles||925 nm|| ESE|
|São Tomé||Tue 12:26 PM||1827 km||1135 miles||987 nm|| NNE|
|Kinshasa||Tue 1:26 PM||1877 km||1167 miles||1014 nm|| NE|
|Brazzaville||Tue 1:26 PM||1880 km||1168 miles||1015 nm|| NE|
|Libreville||Tue 1:26 PM||1930 km||1199 miles||1042 nm|| NNE|
|Malabo||Tue 1:26 PM||2254 km||1400 miles||1217 nm|| NNE|
|Accra||Tue 12:26 PM||2363 km||1468 miles||1276 nm|| N|
|Yaoundé||Tue 1:26 PM||2373 km||1474 miles||1281 nm|| NNE|
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