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 Monday, October 22, 2012 at 18:56:00 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: 57%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, October 22, 2012 at 18:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||13° 29' ||South|
|Longitude: ||6° 55' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.73 meters/second, 1568.6 km/hour, 974.7 miles/hour or 847.0 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' 29.1"||16.25 mi||west||0° 00' 09.3"||0.18 mi||north||16.25 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 17.0"||974.61 mi||west||0° 09' 25.0"||10.79 mi||north||974.99 mi|
|24 hours||11° 57' 27.9"||804.43 mi||east||4° 00' 57.6"||276.06 mi||north||856.22 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Mon 6:56 PM||299 km||186 miles||161 nm|| SSE|
|Abidjan||Mon 6:56 PM||2105 km||1308 miles||1136 nm|| N|
|São Tomé||Mon 6:56 PM||2146 km||1333 miles||1159 nm|| NE|
|Accra||Mon 6:56 PM||2232 km||1387 miles||1205 nm|| NNE|
|Monrovia||Mon 6:56 PM||2232 km||1387 miles||1205 nm|| NNW|
|Yamoussoukro||Mon 6:56 PM||2253 km||1400 miles||1217 nm|| N|
|Luanda||Mon 7:56 PM||2259 km||1404 miles||1220 nm|| E|
|Lome||Mon 6:56 PM||2349 km||1459 miles||1268 nm|| NNE|
|Libreville||Mon 7:56 PM||2370 km||1473 miles||1280 nm|| NE|
|Porto Novo||Mon 7:56 PM||2448 km||1521 miles||1322 nm|| NNE|
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