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 20, 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: 52%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 18:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||6° 08' ||South|
|Longitude: ||13° 12' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.62 meters/second, 1607.8 km/hour, 999.1 miles/hour or 868.2 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' 31.5"||16.65 mi||west||0° 00' 11.1"||0.21 mi||north||16.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 31.2"||999.05 mi||west||0° 11' 14.2"||12.87 mi||north||999.31 mi|
|24 hours||11° 09' 27.2"||767.43 mi||east||4° 32' 05.1"||311.61 mi||north||830.55 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Tue 6:56 PM||1356 km||843 miles||732 nm|| SE|
|Monrovia||Tue 6:56 PM||1402 km||871 miles||757 nm|| N|
|Freetown||Tue 6:56 PM||1617 km||1005 miles||873 nm|| N|
|Abidjan||Tue 6:56 PM||1627 km||1011 miles||878 nm|| NE|
|Yamoussoukro||Tue 6:56 PM||1681 km||1045 miles||908 nm|| NNE|
|Conakry||Tue 6:56 PM||1731 km||1075 miles||935 nm|| N|
|Accra||Tue 6:56 PM||1938 km||1204 miles||1046 nm|| NE|
|Bissau||Tue 6:56 PM||2007 km||1247 miles||1084 nm|| N|
|Lome||Tue 6:56 PM||2099 km||1305 miles||1134 nm|| NE|
|Bamako||Tue 6:56 PM||2155 km||1339 miles||1164 nm|| NNE|
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