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 Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 17:56:00 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: 46%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 01' ||South|
|Longitude: ||5° 09' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.51 meters/second, 1539.0 km/hour, 956.3 miles/hour or 831.0 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' 27.2"||15.94 mi||west||0° 00' 07.4"||0.14 mi||north||15.94 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 15.9"||956.17 mi||west||0° 07' 28.5"||8.57 mi||north||956.52 mi|
|24 hours||12° 43' 00.0"||841.26 mi||east||3° 22' 22.5"||231.92 mi||north||879.44 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sun 5:56 PM||136 km||84 miles||73 nm|| NNW|
|Luanda||Sun 6:56 PM||2188 km||1359 miles||1181 nm|| ENE|
|São Tomé||Sun 5:56 PM||2320 km||1442 miles||1253 nm|| NE|
|Windhoek *||Sun 7:56 PM||2408 km||1496 miles||1300 nm|| ESE|
|Abidjan||Sun 5:56 PM||2474 km||1537 miles||1336 nm|| N|
|Libreville||Sun 6:56 PM||2505 km||1556 miles||1352 nm|| NE|
|Accra||Sun 5:56 PM||2554 km||1587 miles||1379 nm|| NNE|
|Yamoussoukro||Sun 5:56 PM||2636 km||1638 miles||1424 nm|| N|
|Kinshasa||Sun 6:56 PM||2637 km||1639 miles||1424 nm|| ENE|
|Brazzaville||Sun 6:56 PM||2638 km||1639 miles||1425 nm|| ENE|
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