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 Friday, December 14, 2012 at 13:24:00 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, December 14, 2012 at 13:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 26' ||South|
|Longitude: ||4° 25' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.54 meters/second, 1510.3 km/hour, 938.5 miles/hour or 815.5 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' 22.8"||15.64 mi||west||0° 00' 05.1"||0.10 mi||north||15.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 56.4"||938.29 mi||west||0° 05' 15.4"||6.03 mi||north||938.56 mi|
|24 hours||14° 26' 42.0"||942.38 mi||east||2° 41' 18.5"||184.91 mi||north||967.63 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Fri 1:24 PM||412 km||256 miles||223 nm|| NNW|
|Luanda||Fri 2:24 PM||2235 km||1389 miles||1207 nm|| ENE|
|Windhoek *||Fri 3:24 PM||2262 km||1406 miles||1221 nm|| ESE|
|São Tomé||Fri 1:24 PM||2503 km||1556 miles||1352 nm|| NNE|
|Libreville||Fri 2:24 PM||2666 km||1656 miles||1439 nm|| NE|
|Kinshasa||Fri 2:24 PM||2717 km||1688 miles||1467 nm|| NE|
|Brazzaville||Fri 2:24 PM||2719 km||1690 miles||1468 nm|| NE|
|Abidjan||Fri 1:24 PM||2738 km||1702 miles||1479 nm|| N|
|Cape Town||Fri 3:24 PM||2772 km||1722 miles||1497 nm|| SE|
|Accra||Fri 1:24 PM||2801 km||1741 miles||1513 nm|| N|
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