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 Wednesday, November 14, 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 hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 54' ||South|
|Longitude: ||1° 50' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.94 meters/second, 1504.6 km/hour, 934.9 miles/hour or 812.4 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' 22.1"||15.58 mi||west||0° 00' 04.3"||0.08 mi||south||15.58 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 08.4"||934.66 mi||west||0° 04' 16.6"||4.91 mi||south||934.46 mi|
|24 hours||15° 13' 24.9"||990.21 mi||east||0° 59' 31.6"||68.25 mi||south||989.41 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Wed 12:26 PM||603 km||375 miles||326 nm|| NW|
|Windhoek *||Wed 2:26 PM||1986 km||1234 miles||1072 nm|| ESE|
|Luanda||Wed 1:26 PM||2032 km||1263 miles||1097 nm|| NE|
|São Tomé||Wed 12:26 PM||2427 km||1508 miles||1310 nm|| NNE|
|Cape Town||Wed 2:26 PM||2533 km||1574 miles||1368 nm|| SE|
|Kinshasa||Wed 1:26 PM||2536 km||1576 miles||1369 nm|| NE|
|Brazzaville||Wed 1:26 PM||2538 km||1577 miles||1370 nm|| NE|
|Libreville||Wed 1:26 PM||2561 km||1591 miles||1383 nm|| NNE|
|Abidjan||Wed 12:26 PM||2801 km||1740 miles||1512 nm|| N|
|Accra||Wed 12:26 PM||2821 km||1753 miles||1523 nm|| N|
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