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 18:24:00 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: 56%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 54' ||North|
|Longitude: ||2° 29' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.60 meters/second, 1611.3 km/hour, 1001.2 miles/hour or 870.1 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' 33.0"||16.69 mi||west||0° 00' 10.6"||0.20 mi||north||16.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 02.1"||1001.22 mi||west||0° 10' 41.4"||12.25 mi||north||1001.13 mi|
|24 hours||10° 45' 47.3"||740.62 mi||east||4° 05' 06.5"||280.75 mi||north||788.91 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kumasi||Thu 6:24 PM||130 km||81 miles||70 nm|| NE|
|Abidjan||Thu 6:24 PM||182 km||113 miles||98 nm|| WSW|
|Accra||Thu 6:24 PM||255 km||159 miles||138 nm|| E|
|Yamoussoukro||Thu 6:24 PM||326 km||202 miles||176 nm|| WNW|
|Bouaké||Thu 6:24 PM||344 km||214 miles||186 nm|| NW|
|Lome||Thu 6:24 PM||411 km||255 miles||222 nm|| E|
|Tamale||Thu 6:24 PM||428 km||266 miles||231 nm|| NNE|
|Sokodé||Thu 6:24 PM||526 km||327 miles||284 nm|| NE|
|Cotonou||Thu 7:24 PM||547 km||340 miles||295 nm|| E|
|Kara||Thu 6:24 PM||572 km||355 miles||309 nm|| NE|
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