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 08:28:00 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 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||6° 45' ||South|
|Longitude: ||19° 03' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.18 meters/second, 1602.6 km/hour, 995.8 miles/hour or 865.4 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' 40.3"||995.73 mi||west||0° 11' 43.8"||13.44 mi||south||995.62 mi|
|24 hours||12° 29' 26.1"||858.08 mi||east||4° 32' 57.1"||312.67 mi||south||908.63 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Monrovia||Sat 8:28 AM||1710 km||1063 miles||924 nm|| NNE|
|Recife||Sat 5:28 AM||1754 km||1090 miles||947 nm|| W|
|Jamestown||Sat 8:28 AM||1773 km||1102 miles||957 nm|| SE|
|Freetown||Sat 8:28 AM||1804 km||1121 miles||974 nm|| NNE|
|Conakry||Sat 8:28 AM||1893 km||1176 miles||1022 nm|| NNE|
|Bissau||Sat 8:28 AM||2093 km||1301 miles||1130 nm|| N|
|Abidjan||Sat 8:28 AM||2138 km||1328 miles||1154 nm|| NE|
|Yamoussoukro||Sat 8:28 AM||2143 km||1331 miles||1157 nm|| NE|
|Fortaleza||Sat 5:28 AM||2190 km||1361 miles||1183 nm|| W|
|Salvador||Sat 5:28 AM||2238 km||1391 miles||1209 nm|| WSW|
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