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, November 13, 2012 at 12:26:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 29' ||South|
|Longitude: ||16° 44' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.61 meters/second, 1528.6 km/hour, 949.8 miles/hour or 825.4 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' 23.4"||15.83 mi||west||0° 00' 07.7"||0.15 mi||south||15.83 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 26.3"||949.59 mi||west||0° 07' 37.6"||8.74 mi||south||949.30 mi|
|24 hours||14° 54' 10.2"||983.37 mi||east||2° 25' 52.6"||167.23 mi||south||990.70 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Tue 12:26 PM||1188 km||738 miles||641 nm|| E|
|Recife||Tue 9:26 AM||2224 km||1382 miles||1201 nm|| WNW|
|Salvador||Tue 9:26 AM||2387 km||1483 miles||1289 nm|| W|
|Monrovia||Tue 12:26 PM||2711 km||1685 miles||1464 nm|| NNE|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Tue 10:26 AM||2825 km||1756 miles||1526 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Tue 9:26 AM||2826 km||1756 miles||1526 nm|| WNW|
|Abidjan||Tue 12:26 PM||2883 km||1791 miles||1557 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Tue 12:26 PM||2897 km||1800 miles||1564 nm|| N|
|Yamoussoukro||Tue 12:26 PM||2968 km||1844 miles||1603 nm|| NNE|
|Conakry||Tue 12:26 PM||3003 km||1866 miles||1622 nm|| N|
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