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, December 17, 2011 at 06:38:00 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: 59%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, December 17, 2011 at 06:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||0° 57' ||North|
|Longitude: ||20° 59' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.71 meters/second, 1615.4 km/hour, 1003.7 miles/hour or 872.2 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' 30.7"||16.73 mi||west||0° 00' 13.1"||0.25 mi||south||16.73 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 40.3"||1003.68 mi||west||0° 13' 11.1"||15.10 mi||south||1003.83 mi|
|24 hours||11° 51' 11.7"||819.84 mi||east||5° 17' 49.5"||363.98 mi||south||896.52 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Freetown||Sat 6:38 AM||1197 km||744 miles||646 nm|| NE|
|Conakry||Sat 6:38 AM||1243 km||772 miles||671 nm|| NE|
|Monrovia||Sat 6:38 AM||1277 km||793 miles||689 nm|| ENE|
|Bissau||Sat 6:38 AM||1346 km||836 miles||727 nm|| NNE|
|Banjul||Sat 6:38 AM||1465 km||910 miles||791 nm|| NNE|
|Dakar||Sat 6:38 AM||1567 km||974 miles||846 nm|| NNE|
|Praia||Sat 5:38 AM||1569 km||975 miles||847 nm|| N|
|Recife||Sat 3:38 AM||1839 km||1142 miles||993 nm|| WSW|
|Yamoussoukro||Sat 6:38 AM||1861 km||1156 miles||1005 nm|| ENE|
|Bamako||Sat 6:38 AM||1930 km||1199 miles||1042 nm|| NE|
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