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 10:26:00 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: 6%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 10:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 42' ||South|
|Longitude: ||7° 18' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.55 meters/second, 1517.6 km/hour, 943.0 miles/hour or 819.4 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' 23.2"||15.72 mi||west||0° 00' 06.2"||0.12 mi||south||15.72 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 12.1"||942.72 mi||west||0° 06' 11.3"||7.10 mi||south||942.46 mi|
|24 hours||15° 00' 56.3"||983.91 mi||east||1° 49' 31.1"||125.56 mi||south||986.45 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Tue 10:26 AM||350 km||218 miles||189 nm|| NNE|
|Luanda||Tue 11:26 AM||2470 km||1535 miles||1334 nm|| ENE|
|Windhoek *||Tue 12:26 PM||2575 km||1600 miles||1391 nm|| ESE|
|São Tomé||Tue 10:26 AM||2606 km||1619 miles||1407 nm|| NE|
|Abidjan||Tue 10:26 AM||2681 km||1666 miles||1448 nm|| N|
|Accra||Tue 10:26 AM||2793 km||1735 miles||1508 nm|| NNE|
|Monrovia||Tue 10:26 AM||2794 km||1736 miles||1509 nm|| N|
|Libreville||Tue 11:26 AM||2796 km||1737 miles||1510 nm|| NE|
|Yamoussoukro||Tue 10:26 AM||2832 km||1760 miles||1529 nm|| N|
|Lome||Tue 10:26 AM||2901 km||1803 miles||1567 nm|| NNE|
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