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 17:34:00 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 17:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 45' ||North|
|Longitude: ||9° 39' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.71 meters/second, 1611.8 km/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.3 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' 32.9"||16.69 mi||west||0° 00' 10.6"||0.21 mi||north||16.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 01.5"||1001.47 mi||west||0° 10' 43.4"||12.28 mi||north||1001.39 mi|
|24 hours||10° 45' 50.5"||740.87 mi||east||4° 05' 58.7"||281.75 mi||north||789.56 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Bamenda||Thu 6:34 PM||60 km||38 miles||33 nm|| ENE|
|Douala||Thu 6:34 PM||189 km||118 miles||102 nm|| S|
|Uyo||Thu 6:34 PM||206 km||128 miles||111 nm|| WSW|
|Malabo||Thu 6:34 PM||240 km||149 miles||130 nm|| SSW|
|Enugu||Thu 6:34 PM||249 km||154 miles||134 nm|| WNW|
|Yaoundé||Thu 6:34 PM||296 km||184 miles||160 nm|| SE|
|Port Harcourt||Thu 6:34 PM||310 km||193 miles||167 nm|| WSW|
|Bata||Thu 6:34 PM||430 km||267 miles||232 nm|| S|
|Ebebiyín||Thu 6:34 PM||440 km||273 miles||237 nm|| SSE|
|Benin City||Thu 6:34 PM||449 km||279 miles||243 nm|| W|
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