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 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: 32%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 08:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||6° 41' ||South|
|Longitude: ||14° 13' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.25 meters/second, 1602.9 km/hour, 996.0 miles/hour or 865.5 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"||16.60 mi||west||0° 00' 11.6"||0.22 mi||south||16.60 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 41.7"||995.89 mi||west||0° 11' 44.2"||13.44 mi||south||995.78 mi|
|24 hours||12° 28' 47.4"||857.45 mi||east||4° 33' 14.3"||312.99 mi||south||908.19 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sat 8:08 AM||1380 km||858 miles||745 nm|| SE|
|Monrovia||Sat 8:08 AM||1487 km||924 miles||803 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Sat 8:08 AM||1681 km||1044 miles||908 nm|| N|
|Abidjan||Sat 8:08 AM||1745 km||1084 miles||942 nm|| NE|
|Conakry||Sat 8:08 AM||1791 km||1113 miles||967 nm|| N|
|Yamoussoukro||Sat 8:08 AM||1793 km||1114 miles||968 nm|| NNE|
|Bissau||Sat 8:08 AM||2056 km||1278 miles||1110 nm|| N|
|Accra||Sat 8:08 AM||2062 km||1281 miles||1114 nm|| NE|
|Lome||Sat 8:08 AM||2225 km||1382 miles||1201 nm|| NE|
|Banjul||Sat 8:08 AM||2241 km||1393 miles||1210 nm|| N|
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