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 Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 17:24:00 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 45%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 17:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||1° 16' ||North|
|Longitude: ||1° 11' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.57 meters/second, 1618.5 km/hour, 1005.7 miles/hour or 873.9 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' 32.4"||16.76 mi||west||0° 00' 11.3"||0.22 mi||north||16.76 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 29.6"||1005.67 mi||west||0° 11' 25.2"||13.08 mi||north||1005.72 mi|
|24 hours||10° 53' 04.0"||752.75 mi||east||4° 26' 53.6"||305.66 mi||north||811.15 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Accra||Wed 5:24 PM||497 km||309 miles||268 nm|| NNW|
|Lome||Wed 5:24 PM||537 km||334 miles||290 nm|| N|
|Cotonou||Wed 6:24 PM||581 km||361 miles||314 nm|| NNE|
|Porto Novo||Wed 6:24 PM||605 km||376 miles||326 nm|| NNE|
|Lagos||Wed 6:24 PM||621 km||386 miles||335 nm|| NNE|
|São Tomé||Wed 5:24 PM||626 km||389 miles||338 nm|| E|
|Kumasi||Wed 5:24 PM||676 km||420 miles||365 nm|| NNW|
|Abidjan||Wed 5:24 PM||731 km||454 miles||395 nm|| NW|
|Ibadan||Wed 6:24 PM||739 km||459 miles||399 nm|| NNE|
|Benin City||Wed 6:24 PM||746 km||464 miles||403 nm|| NE|
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