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 Friday, December 7, 2012 at 06:26:00 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 44%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, December 7, 2012 at 06:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 36' ||South|
|Longitude: ||1° 20' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.88 meters/second, 1616.0 km/hour, 1004.1 miles/hour or 872.6 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' 31.1"||16.73 mi||west||0° 00' 11.8"||0.23 mi||south||16.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 13.4"||1004.07 mi||west||0° 11' 53.5"||13.62 mi||south||1004.11 mi|
|24 hours||11° 45' 42.8"||813.32 mi||east||4° 45' 14.8"||326.68 mi||south||874.75 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Accra||Fri 6:26 AM||799 km||497 miles||432 nm|| N|
|Abidjan||Fri 6:26 AM||821 km||510 miles||443 nm|| NNW|
|Lome||Fri 6:26 AM||900 km||559 miles||486 nm|| NNE|
|Kumasi||Fri 6:26 AM||917 km||570 miles||495 nm|| N|
|São Tomé||Fri 6:26 AM||923 km||574 miles||498 nm|| ENE|
|Cotonou||Fri 7:26 AM||976 km||606 miles||527 nm|| NNE|
|Porto Novo||Fri 7:26 AM||1005 km||625 miles||543 nm|| NNE|
|Yamoussoukro||Fri 6:26 AM||1028 km||639 miles||555 nm|| NNW|
|Lagos||Fri 7:26 AM||1031 km||641 miles||557 nm|| NNE|
|Libreville||Fri 7:26 AM||1221 km||759 miles||659 nm|| E|
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