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 06:48:00 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: 58%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, December 17, 2011 at 06:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||0° 55' ||North|
|Longitude: ||23° 25' ||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' 30.6"||16.73 mi||west||0° 00' 13.2"||0.25 mi||south||16.73 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 40.1"||1003.69 mi||west||0° 13' 11.3"||15.10 mi||south||1003.83 mi|
|24 hours||11° 51' 19.0"||819.99 mi||east||5° 17' 49.7"||363.98 mi||south||896.64 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Freetown||Sat 6:48 AM||1404 km||873 miles||758 nm|| NE|
|Conakry||Sat 6:48 AM||1434 km||891 miles||774 nm|| NE|
|Bissau||Sat 6:48 AM||1487 km||924 miles||803 nm|| NE|
|Monrovia||Sat 6:48 AM||1522 km||945 miles||822 nm|| ENE|
|Praia||Sat 5:48 AM||1548 km||962 miles||836 nm|| N|
|Banjul||Sat 6:48 AM||1577 km||980 miles||852 nm|| NNE|
|Recife||Sat 3:48 AM||1618 km||1005 miles||873 nm|| SW|
|Dakar||Sat 6:48 AM||1657 km||1030 miles||895 nm|| NNE|
|Fortaleza||Sat 3:48 AM||1765 km||1097 miles||953 nm|| WSW|
|Nouakchott||Sat 6:48 AM||2065 km||1283 miles||1115 nm|| NNE|
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