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 Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 12:24:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 50' ||South|
|Longitude: ||5° 11' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.24 meters/second, 1494.9 km/hour, 928.9 miles/hour or 807.2 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' 21.6"||15.48 mi||west||0° 00' 01.3"||0.03 mi||north||15.48 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 41.2"||928.63 mi||west||0° 01' 29.1"||1.70 mi||north||928.71 mi|
|24 hours||15° 08' 07.1"||978.63 mi||east||1° 18' 26.6"||89.94 mi||north||986.89 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Thu 12:24 PM||546 km||339 miles||295 nm|| N|
|Windhoek *||Thu 2:24 PM||2311 km||1436 miles||1248 nm|| E|
|Luanda||Thu 1:24 PM||2380 km||1479 miles||1285 nm|| ENE|
|São Tomé||Thu 12:24 PM||2676 km||1663 miles||1445 nm|| NNE|
|Cape Town||Thu 2:24 PM||2738 km||1701 miles||1478 nm|| SE|
|Libreville||Thu 1:24 PM||2837 km||1763 miles||1532 nm|| NE|
|Kinshasa||Thu 1:24 PM||2872 km||1784 miles||1551 nm|| NE|
|Brazzaville||Thu 1:24 PM||2874 km||1786 miles||1552 nm|| NE|
|Abidjan||Thu 12:24 PM||2895 km||1799 miles||1563 nm|| N|
|Accra||Thu 12:24 PM||2967 km||1844 miles||1602 nm|| N|
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