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 Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 15:36:00 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 14%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 41' ||South|
|Longitude: ||13° 57' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.31 meters/second, 1498.7 km/hour, 931.3 miles/hour or 809.2 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' 23.0"||15.52 mi||west||0° 00' 02.3"||0.04 mi||south||15.52 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 03.7"||931.02 mi||west||0° 02' 11.7"||2.52 mi||south||930.91 mi|
|24 hours||14° 41' 08.3"||950.51 mi||east||0° 11' 14.2"||12.88 mi||south||950.01 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Thu 3:36 PM||1017 km||632 miles||549 nm|| ENE|
|Recife||Thu 12:36 PM||2647 km||1645 miles||1429 nm|| WNW|
|Monrovia||Thu 3:36 PM||3006 km||1868 miles||1623 nm|| N|
|Rio de Janeiro||Thu 12:36 PM||3028 km||1882 miles||1635 nm|| W|
|Abidjan||Thu 3:36 PM||3074 km||1910 miles||1660 nm|| NNE|
|Yamoussoukro||Thu 3:36 PM||3186 km||1980 miles||1720 nm|| NNE|
|Luanda||Thu 4:36 PM||3199 km||1988 miles||1727 nm|| ENE|
|Windhoek *||Thu 5:36 PM||3216 km||1998 miles||1736 nm|| E|
|Freetown||Thu 3:36 PM||3227 km||2005 miles||1742 nm|| N|
|São Tomé||Thu 3:36 PM||3237 km||2011 miles||1748 nm|| NE|
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