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 Friday, January 11, 2013 at 12:20:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 19' ||South|
|Longitude: ||8° 24' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.72 meters/second, 1521.8 km/hour, 945.6 miles/hour or 821.7 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' 23.6"||15.76 mi||west||0° 00' 06.5"||0.13 mi||north||15.76 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 43.4"||945.42 mi||west||0° 06' 40.5"||7.65 mi||north||945.76 mi|
|24 hours||14° 10' 08.3"||930.56 mi||east||3° 12' 07.1"||220.20 mi||north||964.12 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Fri 12:20 PM||389 km||242 miles||210 nm|| NE|
|Luanda||Fri 1:20 PM||2561 km||1592 miles||1383 nm|| ENE|
|São Tomé||Fri 12:20 PM||2645 km||1644 miles||1428 nm|| NE|
|Abidjan||Fri 12:20 PM||2658 km||1652 miles||1435 nm|| N|
|Windhoek *||Fri 2:20 PM||2698 km||1677 miles||1457 nm|| ESE|
|Monrovia||Fri 12:20 PM||2737 km||1701 miles||1478 nm|| N|
|Accra||Fri 12:20 PM||2788 km||1733 miles||1506 nm|| NNE|
|Yamoussoukro||Fri 12:20 PM||2801 km||1741 miles||1513 nm|| N|
|Libreville||Fri 1:20 PM||2846 km||1768 miles||1537 nm|| NE|
|Lome||Fri 12:20 PM||2903 km||1804 miles||1567 nm|| NNE|
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