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 23, 2012 at 19:06:00 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: 68%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||9° 27' ||South|
|Longitude: ||2° 37' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.83 meters/second, 1594.2 km/hour, 990.6 miles/hour or 860.8 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' 30.8"||16.51 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||north||16.51 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 56.7"||990.54 mi||west||0° 10' 36.9"||12.16 mi||north||990.87 mi|
|24 hours||11° 22' 21.0"||776.07 mi||east||4° 22' 46.8"||300.99 mi||north||836.27 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Tue 7:06 PM||1155 km||718 miles||624 nm|| SW|
|Luanda||Tue 8:06 PM||1168 km||726 miles||631 nm|| E|
|São Tomé||Tue 7:06 PM||1174 km||729 miles||634 nm|| NNE|
|Libreville||Tue 8:06 PM||1325 km||823 miles||716 nm|| NE|
|Brazzaville||Tue 8:06 PM||1511 km||939 miles||816 nm|| ENE|
|Kinshasa||Tue 8:06 PM||1512 km||939 miles||816 nm|| ENE|
|Malabo||Tue 8:06 PM||1612 km||1002 miles||870 nm|| NNE|
|Accra||Tue 7:06 PM||1687 km||1048 miles||911 nm|| N|
|Lome||Tue 7:06 PM||1729 km||1074 miles||934 nm|| N|
|Lagos||Tue 8:06 PM||1760 km||1094 miles||950 nm|| N|
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