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, October 5, 2013 at 12:40:00 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 Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 55' ||South|
|Longitude: ||8° 01' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.87 meters/second, 1594.3 km/hour, 990.7 miles/hour or 860.9 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' 29.7"||16.51 mi||west||0° 00' 10.2"||0.19 mi||south||16.51 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 41.2"||990.57 mi||west||0° 10' 09.6"||11.64 mi||south||990.41 mi|
|24 hours||12° 23' 41.9"||847.09 mi||east||3° 50' 11.3"||263.71 mi||south||882.33 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sat 12:40 PM||814 km||506 miles||440 nm|| SSE|
|Abidjan||Sat 12:40 PM||1636 km||1017 miles||883 nm|| NNE|
|Monrovia||Sat 12:40 PM||1713 km||1065 miles||925 nm|| N|
|Yamoussoukro||Sat 12:40 PM||1767 km||1098 miles||954 nm|| N|
|Accra||Sat 12:40 PM||1819 km||1131 miles||982 nm|| NNE|
|São Tomé||Sat 12:40 PM||1929 km||1199 miles||1042 nm|| ENE|
|Lome||Sat 12:40 PM||1955 km||1215 miles||1055 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Sat 12:40 PM||2010 km||1249 miles||1085 nm|| NNW|
|Porto Novo||Sat 1:40 PM||2084 km||1295 miles||1125 nm|| NE|
|Lagos||Sat 1:40 PM||2117 km||1315 miles||1143 nm|| NE|
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