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 19, 2012 at 17:18:00 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: 45%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 17:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 15' ||North|
|Longitude: ||2° 38' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.58 meters/second, 1618.5 km/hour, 1005.7 miles/hour or 873.9 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' 32.4"||16.76 mi||west||0° 00' 11.3"||0.22 mi||north||16.76 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 29.3"||1005.67 mi||west||0° 11' 25.3"||13.08 mi||north||1005.72 mi|
|24 hours||10° 53' 07.3"||752.82 mi||east||4° 26' 57.6"||305.74 mi||north||811.25 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|São Tomé||Wed 5:18 PM||467 km||290 miles||252 nm|| ESE|
|Lome||Wed 5:18 PM||562 km||349 miles||303 nm|| NNW|
|Cotonou||Wed 6:18 PM||566 km||352 miles||306 nm|| N|
|Accra||Wed 5:18 PM||570 km||354 miles||308 nm|| NNW|
|Porto Novo||Wed 6:18 PM||580 km||361 miles||313 nm|| N|
|Lagos||Wed 6:18 PM||581 km||361 miles||313 nm|| N|
|Port Harcourt||Wed 6:18 PM||625 km||388 miles||338 nm|| NE|
|Benin City||Wed 6:18 PM||653 km||406 miles||353 nm|| NNE|
|Abeokuta||Wed 6:18 PM||658 km||409 miles||355 nm|| N|
|Owerri||Wed 6:18 PM||676 km||420 miles||365 nm|| NE|
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