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 17:24:00 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: 45%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 17:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 16' ||North|
|Longitude: ||1° 11' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.57 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' 29.6"||1005.67 mi||west||0° 11' 25.2"||13.08 mi||north||1005.72 mi|
|24 hours||10° 53' 04.0"||752.75 mi||east||4° 26' 53.6"||305.66 mi||north||811.15 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Accra||Wed 5:24 PM||497 km||309 miles||268 nm|| NNW|
|Lome||Wed 5:24 PM||537 km||334 miles||290 nm|| N|
|Cotonou||Wed 6:24 PM||581 km||361 miles||314 nm|| NNE|
|Porto Novo||Wed 6:24 PM||598 km||372 miles||323 nm|| NNE|
|Lagos||Wed 6:24 PM||621 km||386 miles||335 nm|| NNE|
|São Tomé||Wed 5:24 PM||626 km||389 miles||338 nm|| E|
|Bohicon||Wed 6:24 PM||660 km||410 miles||357 nm|| N|
|Kumasi||Wed 5:24 PM||676 km||420 miles||365 nm|| NNW|
|Atakpamé||Wed 5:24 PM||692 km||430 miles||373 nm|| N|
|Abeokuta||Wed 6:24 PM||694 km||431 miles||375 nm|| NNE|
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