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 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 10:08:00 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: 6%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 10:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 40' ||South|
|Longitude: ||2° 59' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.64 meters/second, 1517.9 km/hour, 943.2 miles/hour or 819.6 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' 23.2"||15.72 mi||west||0° 00' 06.2"||0.12 mi||south||15.72 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 13.4"||942.92 mi||west||0° 06' 13.7"||7.14 mi||south||942.65 mi|
|24 hours||15° 00' 31.1"||983.63 mi||east||1° 50' 33.9"||126.76 mi||south||986.28 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Tue 10:08 AM||421 km||262 miles||227 nm|| NW|
|Luanda||Tue 11:08 AM||2061 km||1281 miles||1113 nm|| ENE|
|Windhoek *||Tue 12:08 PM||2135 km||1327 miles||1153 nm|| ESE|
|São Tomé||Tue 10:08 AM||2356 km||1464 miles||1272 nm|| NNE|
|Libreville||Tue 11:08 AM||2509 km||1559 miles||1355 nm|| NE|
|Kinshasa||Tue 11:08 AM||2545 km||1581 miles||1374 nm|| NE|
|Brazzaville||Tue 11:08 AM||2547 km||1583 miles||1375 nm|| NE|
|Abidjan||Tue 10:08 AM||2656 km||1650 miles||1434 nm|| N|
|Accra||Tue 10:08 AM||2696 km||1675 miles||1456 nm|| N|
|Cape Town||Tue 12:08 PM||2714 km||1686 miles||1465 nm|| SE|
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