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 Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 11:26:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 11:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 34' ||South|
|Longitude: ||6° 39' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.99 meters/second, 1497.6 km/hour, 930.6 miles/hour or 808.6 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' 21.8"||15.51 mi||west||0° 00' 02.5"||0.05 mi||south||15.51 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 47.7"||930.29 mi||west||0° 02' 32.0"||2.90 mi||south||930.17 mi|
|24 hours||15° 21' 03.0"||994.21 mi||east||0° 16' 28.9"||18.90 mi||south||993.49 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Wed 11:26 AM||524 km||326 miles||283 nm|| N|
|Windhoek *||Wed 1:26 PM||2466 km||1533 miles||1332 nm|| E|
|Luanda||Wed 12:26 PM||2499 km||1553 miles||1350 nm|| ENE|
|São Tomé||Wed 11:26 AM||2734 km||1699 miles||1476 nm|| NNE|
|Cape Town||Wed 1:26 PM||2877 km||1788 miles||1554 nm|| SE|
|Abidjan||Wed 11:26 AM||2879 km||1789 miles||1554 nm|| N|
|Libreville||Wed 12:26 PM||2908 km||1807 miles||1570 nm|| NE|
|Accra||Wed 11:26 AM||2974 km||1848 miles||1606 nm|| NNE|
|Kinshasa||Wed 12:26 PM||2980 km||1852 miles||1609 nm|| NE|
|Brazzaville||Wed 12:26 PM||2982 km||1853 miles||1610 nm|| NE|
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