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 Tuesday, January 10, 2012 at 02:38:00 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: 99%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, January 10, 2012 at 02:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 47' ||North|
|Longitude: ||28° 33' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.95 meters/second, 1544.2 km/hour, 959.5 miles/hour or 833.8 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' 28.9"||15.99 mi||west||0° 00' 08.7"||0.17 mi||south||15.99 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 03.0"||959.35 mi||west||0° 08' 46.4"||10.06 mi||south||959.77 mi|
|24 hours||12° 15' 14.3"||811.69 mi||east||3° 55' 07.0"||269.44 mi||south||862.53 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Tue 1:38 AM||380 km||236 miles||205 nm|| E|
|Praia||Tue 1:38 AM||577 km||358 miles||312 nm|| ESE|
|Santa Maria||Tue 1:38 AM||602 km||374 miles||325 nm|| E|
|Dakar||Tue 2:38 AM||1214 km||754 miles||655 nm|| E|
|Banjul||Tue 2:38 AM||1338 km||832 miles||723 nm|| ESE|
|Nouakchott||Tue 2:38 AM||1343 km||834 miles||725 nm|| E|
|Bissau||Tue 2:38 AM||1500 km||932 miles||810 nm|| ESE|
|Conakry||Tue 2:38 AM||1797 km||1117 miles||970 nm|| ESE|
|Freetown||Tue 2:38 AM||1898 km||1179 miles||1025 nm|| ESE|
|El Aaiún||Tue 2:38 AM||1954 km||1214 miles||1055 nm|| NE|
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