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 Monday, December 12, 2011 at 03:16:00 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: 98%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, December 12, 2011 at 03:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 10' ||North|
|Longitude: ||31° 59' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.71 meters/second, 1503.8 km/hour, 934.4 miles/hour or 812.0 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' 28.8"||15.57 mi||west||0° 00' 04.3"||0.08 mi||south||15.57 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 47.9"||934.13 mi||west||0° 04' 26.7"||5.10 mi||south||934.38 mi|
|24 hours||12° 24' 01.8"||800.05 mi||east||2° 17' 10.0"||157.27 mi||south||821.19 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Mon 2:16 AM||876 km||544 miles||473 nm|| ESE|
|Praia||Mon 2:16 AM||1132 km||703 miles||611 nm|| SE|
|Dakar||Mon 3:16 AM||1700 km||1056 miles||918 nm|| ESE|
|Nouakchott||Mon 3:16 AM||1712 km||1064 miles||925 nm|| E|
|Banjul||Mon 3:16 AM||1846 km||1147 miles||997 nm|| ESE|
|Ponta Delgada (Azores)||Mon 2:16 AM||1935 km||1202 miles||1045 nm|| NNE|
|El Aaiún||Mon 3:16 AM||2018 km||1254 miles||1089 nm|| ENE|
|Bissau||Mon 3:16 AM||2029 km||1261 miles||1096 nm|| ESE|
|Conakry||Mon 3:16 AM||2344 km||1457 miles||1266 nm|| ESE|
|Freetown||Mon 3:16 AM||2453 km||1525 miles||1325 nm|| ESE|
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