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 17:24:00 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: 55%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 17:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 43' ||North|
|Longitude: ||12° 04' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.73 meters/second, 1611.8 km/hour, 1001.5 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' 10.6"||0.21 mi||north||16.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 01.4"||1001.52 mi||west||0° 10' 43.7"||12.29 mi||north||1001.44 mi|
|24 hours||10° 45' 51.3"||740.93 mi||east||4° 06' 09.0"||281.95 mi||north||789.69 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Bamenda||Thu 6:24 PM||214 km||133 miles||116 nm|| W|
|Yaoundé||Thu 6:24 PM||216 km||134 miles||117 nm|| SSW|
|Douala||Thu 6:24 PM||321 km||200 miles||174 nm|| SW|
|Ebebiyín||Thu 6:24 PM||403 km||250 miles||218 nm|| SSW|
|Garoua||Thu 6:24 PM||422 km||262 miles||228 nm|| NNE|
|Malabo||Thu 6:24 PM||423 km||263 miles||228 nm|| WSW|
|Berbérati||Thu 6:24 PM||443 km||275 miles||239 nm|| ESE|
|Uyo||Thu 6:24 PM||465 km||289 miles||251 nm|| W|
|Bata||Thu 6:24 PM||497 km||309 miles||269 nm|| SSW|
|Enugu||Thu 6:24 PM||511 km||318 miles||276 nm|| W|
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