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 Saturday, January 12, 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: 1%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 07' ||South|
|Longitude: ||5° 46' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.76 meters/second, 1550.7 km/hour, 963.6 miles/hour or 837.3 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' 25.4"||16.06 mi||west||0° 00' 09.2"||0.18 mi||north||16.06 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 34.7"||963.47 mi||west||0° 09' 18.0"||10.66 mi||north||963.88 mi|
|24 hours||13° 22' 30.2"||893.29 mi||east||4° 04' 50.7"||280.55 mi||north||943.74 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lubango||Sat 1:20 PM||830 km||516 miles||448 nm|| E|
|Luanda||Sat 1:20 PM||1068 km||664 miles||577 nm|| NE|
|Jamestown||Sat 12:20 PM||1236 km||768 miles||667 nm|| W|
|Windhoek *||Sat 2:20 PM||1450 km||901 miles||783 nm|| SE|
|Kinshasa||Sat 1:20 PM||1586 km||986 miles||857 nm|| NE|
|Brazzaville||Sat 1:20 PM||1589 km||988 miles||858 nm|| NE|
|São Tomé||Sat 12:20 PM||1712 km||1064 miles||925 nm|| N|
|Libreville||Sat 1:20 PM||1762 km||1095 miles||952 nm|| NNE|
|Malabo||Sat 1:20 PM||2113 km||1313 miles||1141 nm|| N|
|Yaoundé||Sat 1:20 PM||2191 km||1361 miles||1183 nm|| NNE|
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