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 18:06:00 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 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 60' ||South|
|Longitude: ||7° 33' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.56 meters/second, 1539.2 km/hour, 956.4 miles/hour or 831.1 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' 27.2"||15.94 mi||west||0° 00' 07.4"||0.14 mi||north||15.94 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 16.6"||956.29 mi||west||0° 07' 29.4"||8.58 mi||north||956.64 mi|
|24 hours||12° 42' 40.4"||840.99 mi||east||3° 22' 41.3"||232.29 mi||north||879.28 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sun 6:06 PM||229 km||142 miles||124 nm|| ENE|
|Luanda||Sun 7:06 PM||2427 km||1508 miles||1311 nm|| ENE|
|São Tomé||Sun 6:06 PM||2476 km||1539 miles||1337 nm|| NE|
|Abidjan||Sun 6:06 PM||2499 km||1553 miles||1349 nm|| N|
|Monrovia||Sun 6:06 PM||2603 km||1618 miles||1406 nm|| N|
|Accra||Sun 6:06 PM||2621 km||1629 miles||1415 nm|| NNE|
|Yamoussoukro||Sun 6:06 PM||2646 km||1644 miles||1429 nm|| N|
|Windhoek *||Sun 8:06 PM||2652 km||1648 miles||1432 nm|| ESE|
|Libreville||Sun 7:06 PM||2680 km||1665 miles||1447 nm|| NE|
|Lome||Sun 6:06 PM||2734 km||1699 miles||1476 nm|| NNE|
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