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 21, 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: 62%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 34' ||South|
|Longitude: ||4° 28' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.60 meters/second, 1618.6 km/hour, 1005.7 miles/hour or 874.0 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' 32.5"||16.76 mi||west||0° 00' 11.3"||0.22 mi||north||16.76 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 39.2"||1005.73 mi||west||0° 11' 21.5"||13.01 mi||north||1005.86 mi|
|24 hours||10° 48' 26.4"||747.32 mi||east||4° 29' 38.3"||308.79 mi||north||808.64 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Abidjan||Wed 7:06 PM||763 km||474 miles||412 nm|| N|
|Accra||Wed 7:06 PM||918 km||571 miles||496 nm|| NNE|
|Yamoussoukro||Wed 7:06 PM||932 km||579 miles||503 nm|| N|
|Kumasi||Wed 7:06 PM||967 km||601 miles||522 nm|| NNE|
|Lome||Wed 7:06 PM||1061 km||659 miles||573 nm|| NE|
|Monrovia||Wed 7:06 PM||1121 km||696 miles||605 nm|| NW|
|Porto Novo||Wed 8:06 PM||1202 km||747 miles||649 nm|| NE|
|Lagos||Wed 8:06 PM||1242 km||771 miles||670 nm|| NE|
|São Tomé||Wed 7:06 PM||1264 km||786 miles||683 nm|| E|
|Freetown||Wed 7:06 PM||1477 km||918 miles||798 nm|| NW|
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