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 08:08:00 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 08:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 56' ||South|
|Longitude: ||26° 01' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.76 meters/second, 1615.5 km/hour, 1003.8 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' 08.5"||1003.79 mi||west||0° 11' 54.2"||13.63 mi||south||1003.83 mi|
|24 hours||11° 48' 07.5"||815.95 mi||east||4° 45' 01.4"||326.43 mi||south||876.90 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 6:08 AM||743 km||462 miles||401 nm|| WSW|
|Recife||Fri 5:08 AM||1196 km||743 miles||646 nm|| SW|
|Fortaleza||Fri 5:08 AM||1411 km||877 miles||762 nm|| W|
|Freetown||Fri 8:08 AM||1828 km||1136 miles||987 nm|| NE|
|Salvador||Fri 5:08 AM||1837 km||1142 miles||992 nm|| SW|
|Conakry||Fri 8:08 AM||1861 km||1156 miles||1005 nm|| NE|
|Praia||Fri 7:08 AM||1884 km||1170 miles||1017 nm|| N|
|Bissau||Fri 8:08 AM||1913 km||1189 miles||1033 nm|| NE|
|Monrovia||Fri 8:08 AM||1921 km||1194 miles||1037 nm|| ENE|
|Banjul||Fri 8:08 AM||1995 km||1240 miles||1077 nm|| NNE|
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