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 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 hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 13:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 44' ||South|
|Longitude: ||6° 07' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.09 meters/second, 1544.7 km/hour, 959.8 miles/hour or 834.1 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' 24.6"||16.00 mi||west||0° 00' 09.0"||0.17 mi||south||16.00 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 42.9"||959.64 mi||west||0° 09' 01.5"||10.35 mi||south||959.34 mi|
|24 hours||14° 22' 04.1"||956.70 mi||east||3° 04' 01.6"||210.94 mi||south||972.17 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Tue 1:02 PM||48 km||30 miles||26 nm|| ESE|
|Luanda||Tue 2:02 PM||2237 km||1390 miles||1208 nm|| ENE|
|São Tomé||Tue 1:02 PM||2271 km||1411 miles||1226 nm|| NE|
|Abidjan||Tue 1:02 PM||2340 km||1454 miles||1264 nm|| N|
|Accra||Tue 1:02 PM||2442 km||1518 miles||1319 nm|| NNE|
|Libreville||Tue 2:02 PM||2472 km||1536 miles||1335 nm|| NE|
|Monrovia||Tue 1:02 PM||2493 km||1549 miles||1346 nm|| NNW|
|Yamoussoukro||Tue 1:02 PM||2496 km||1551 miles||1348 nm|| N|
|Lome||Tue 1:02 PM||2550 km||1584 miles||1377 nm|| NNE|
|Windhoek *||Tue 3:02 PM||2553 km||1586 miles||1379 nm|| ESE|
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