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 07:58:00 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: 43%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, December 7, 2012 at 07:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 54' ||South|
|Longitude: ||23° 36' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.77 meters/second, 1615.6 km/hour, 1003.9 miles/hour or 872.3 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||16.73 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 09.1"||1003.82 mi||west||0° 11' 54.1"||13.63 mi||south||1003.86 mi|
|24 hours||11° 47' 53.0"||815.69 mi||east||4° 45' 03.0"||326.46 mi||south||876.69 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fernando de Noronha||Fri 5:58 AM||1005 km||624 miles||542 nm|| WSW|
|Recife||Fri 4:58 AM||1426 km||886 miles||770 nm|| WSW|
|Freetown||Fri 7:58 AM||1626 km||1010 miles||878 nm|| NE|
|Conakry||Fri 7:58 AM||1672 km||1039 miles||903 nm|| NE|
|Fortaleza||Fri 4:58 AM||1678 km||1043 miles||906 nm|| W|
|Monrovia||Fri 7:58 AM||1688 km||1049 miles||911 nm|| ENE|
|Bissau||Fri 7:58 AM||1761 km||1094 miles||951 nm|| NNE|
|Praia||Fri 6:58 AM||1860 km||1156 miles||1004 nm|| N|
|Banjul||Fri 7:58 AM||1866 km||1160 miles||1008 nm|| NNE|
|Dakar||Fri 7:58 AM||1955 km||1215 miles||1055 nm|| NNE|
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