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 19:52:00 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 19:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||6° 10' ||North|
|Longitude: ||23° 49' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.39 meters/second, 1610.6 km/hour, 1000.8 miles/hour or 869.7 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"||16.68 mi||west||0° 00' 10.6"||0.20 mi||north||16.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 02.9"||1000.75 mi||west||0° 10' 38.2"||12.18 mi||north||1000.66 mi|
|24 hours||10° 45' 43.3"||740.19 mi||east||4° 03' 33.2"||278.98 mi||north||787.79 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Thu 6:52 PM||969 km||602 miles||523 nm|| N|
|Bissau||Thu 7:52 PM||1103 km||686 miles||596 nm|| NE|
|Banjul||Thu 7:52 PM||1132 km||703 miles||611 nm|| NE|
|Dakar||Thu 7:52 PM||1173 km||729 miles||633 nm|| NE|
|Conakry||Thu 7:52 PM||1175 km||730 miles||634 nm|| ENE|
|Freetown||Thu 7:52 PM||1197 km||744 miles||646 nm|| ENE|
|Monrovia||Thu 7:52 PM||1441 km||895 miles||778 nm|| E|
|Nouakchott||Thu 7:52 PM||1570 km||976 miles||848 nm|| NNE|
|Bamako||Thu 7:52 PM||1879 km||1168 miles||1015 nm|| ENE|
|Fortaleza||Thu 4:52 PM||1973 km||1226 miles||1065 nm|| WSW|
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