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 Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 16:24:00 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: 55%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 16:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 33' ||North|
|Longitude: ||26° 37' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.86 meters/second, 1612.3 km/hour, 1001.8 miles/hour or 870.6 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' 32.9"||16.70 mi||west||0° 00' 10.7"||0.21 mi||north||16.70 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 00.5"||1001.82 mi||west||0° 10' 45.9"||12.33 mi||north||1001.74 mi|
|24 hours||10° 45' 56.2"||741.25 mi||east||4° 07' 10.7"||283.12 mi||north||790.47 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Wau||Thu 7:24 PM||283 km||176 miles||153 nm|| NNE|
|Juba||Thu 7:24 PM||557 km||346 miles||301 nm|| E|
|Kisangani||Thu 5:24 PM||578 km||359 miles||312 nm|| SSW|
|Bambari||Thu 5:24 PM||659 km||410 miles||356 nm|| W|
|Malakal||Thu 7:24 PM||710 km||441 miles||383 nm|| NE|
|Kampala||Thu 7:24 PM||879 km||546 miles||475 nm|| SE|
|Bangui||Thu 5:24 PM||904 km||561 miles||488 nm|| W|
|Gitarama||Thu 6:24 PM||912 km||567 miles||493 nm|| SSE|
|Kigali||Thu 6:24 PM||913 km||567 miles||493 nm|| SSE|
|Bimbo||Thu 5:24 PM||922 km||573 miles||498 nm|| W|
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