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 08:18:00 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 08:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 58' ||South|
|Longitude: ||28° 27' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.75 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' 08.0"||1003.76 mi||west||0° 11' 54.3"||13.63 mi||south||1003.80 mi|
|24 hours||11° 48' 21.9"||816.21 mi||east||4° 44' 59.9"||326.40 mi||south||877.12 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 6:18 AM||491 km||305 miles||265 nm|| WSW|
|Recife||Fri 5:18 AM||985 km||612 miles||532 nm|| SW|
|Fortaleza||Fri 5:18 AM||1145 km||711 miles||618 nm|| W|
|Salvador||Fri 5:18 AM||1645 km||1022 miles||888 nm|| SW|
|Praia||Fri 7:18 AM||1944 km||1208 miles||1050 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Fri 8:18 AM||2046 km||1271 miles||1104 nm|| NE|
|Conakry||Fri 8:18 AM||2068 km||1285 miles||1117 nm|| NE|
|Bissau||Fri 8:18 AM||2088 km||1298 miles||1128 nm|| NE|
|Banjul||Fri 8:18 AM||2150 km||1336 miles||1161 nm|| NE|
|Monrovia||Fri 8:18 AM||2163 km||1344 miles||1168 nm|| ENE|
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