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 20, 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: 55%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 17:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 42' ||North|
|Longitude: ||13° 31' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.75 meters/second, 1611.9 km/hour, 1001.6 miles/hour or 870.3 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' 32.9"||16.69 mi||west||0° 00' 10.7"||0.21 mi||north||16.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 01.3"||1001.55 mi||west||0° 10' 43.9"||12.29 mi||north||1001.47 mi|
|24 hours||10° 45' 51.6"||740.96 mi||east||4° 06' 15.1"||282.06 mi||north||789.77 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Berbérati||Thu 6:18 PM||298 km||185 miles||161 nm|| ESE|
|Yaoundé||Thu 6:18 PM||303 km||188 miles||163 nm|| SW|
|Bamenda||Thu 6:18 PM||375 km||233 miles||202 nm|| W|
|Garoua||Thu 6:18 PM||398 km||247 miles||215 nm|| N|
|Moundou||Thu 6:18 PM||424 km||263 miles||229 nm|| NE|
|Jalingo||Thu 6:18 PM||426 km||265 miles||230 nm|| NW|
|Douala||Thu 6:18 PM||462 km||287 miles||249 nm|| WSW|
|Ebebiyín||Thu 6:18 PM||462 km||287 miles||249 nm|| SSW|
|Bimbo||Thu 6:18 PM||564 km||351 miles||305 nm|| ESE|
|Malabo||Thu 6:18 PM||567 km||352 miles||306 nm|| WSW|
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