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 12:24:00 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.
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 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 06' ||South|
|Longitude: ||4° 49' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.79 meters/second, 1550.8 km/hour, 963.6 miles/hour or 837.4 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' 35.0"||963.52 mi||west||0° 09' 18.4"||10.67 mi||north||963.93 mi|
|24 hours||13° 22' 22.1"||893.18 mi||east||4° 04' 57.8"||280.68 mi||north||943.67 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lubango||Sat 1:24 PM||934 km||580 miles||504 nm|| E|
|Jamestown||Sat 12:24 PM||1133 km||704 miles||612 nm|| W|
|Luanda||Sat 1:24 PM||1149 km||714 miles||621 nm|| NE|
|Windhoek *||Sat 2:24 PM||1535 km||954 miles||829 nm|| SE|
|Kinshasa||Sat 1:24 PM||1657 km||1029 miles||895 nm|| NE|
|Brazzaville||Sat 1:24 PM||1659 km||1031 miles||896 nm|| NE|
|São Tomé||Sat 12:24 PM||1721 km||1069 miles||929 nm|| N|
|Libreville||Sat 1:24 PM||1788 km||1111 miles||966 nm|| NNE|
|Malabo||Sat 1:24 PM||2131 km||1324 miles||1151 nm|| NNE|
|Yaoundé||Sat 1:24 PM||2223 km||1381 miles||1200 nm|| NNE|
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