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 Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 07:26:00 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: 32%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 07:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||6° 33' ||South|
|Longitude: ||4° 04' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.40 meters/second, 1603.4 km/hour, 996.3 miles/hour or 865.8 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' 29.7"||16.61 mi||west||0° 00' 11.7"||0.22 mi||south||16.61 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 44.6"||996.23 mi||west||0° 11' 45.1"||13.46 mi||south||996.12 mi|
|24 hours||12° 27' 26.5"||856.14 mi||east||4° 33' 49.7"||313.67 mi||south||907.27 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sat 7:26 AM||1053 km||654 miles||569 nm|| S|
|Abidjan||Sat 7:26 AM||1312 km||815 miles||708 nm|| N|
|Accra||Sat 7:26 AM||1404 km||873 miles||758 nm|| NNE|
|São Tomé||Sat 7:26 AM||1421 km||883 miles||767 nm|| ENE|
|Yamoussoukro||Sat 7:26 AM||1484 km||922 miles||801 nm|| N|
|Lome||Sat 7:26 AM||1520 km||944 miles||821 nm|| NNE|
|Monrovia||Sat 7:26 AM||1607 km||999 miles||868 nm|| NNW|
|Porto Novo||Sat 8:26 AM||1622 km||1008 miles||876 nm|| NNE|
|Lagos||Sat 8:26 AM||1657 km||1030 miles||895 nm|| NNE|
|Libreville||Sat 8:26 AM||1687 km||1048 miles||911 nm|| ENE|
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