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, February 27, 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: 29%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, February 27, 2012 at 17:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 58' ||North|
|Longitude: ||20° 34' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.75 meters/second, 1539.9 km/hour, 956.8 miles/hour or 831.5 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' 32.2"||15.95 mi||west||0° 00' 06.6"||0.13 mi||north||15.95 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 12.0"||956.61 mi||west||0° 06' 41.9"||7.68 mi||north||956.34 mi|
|24 hours||11° 17' 51.2"||743.53 mi||east||2° 17' 55.0"||158.11 mi||north||755.23 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Santa Maria||Mon 4:34 PM||292 km||181 miles||157 nm|| WSW|
|Praia||Mon 4:34 PM||462 km||287 miles||249 nm|| SW|
|Mindelo||Mon 4:34 PM||485 km||301 miles||262 nm|| WSW|
|Nouakchott||Mon 5:34 PM||486 km||302 miles||262 nm|| E|
|Dakar||Mon 5:34 PM||495 km||307 miles||267 nm|| SE|
|Nouadhibou||Mon 5:34 PM||496 km||308 miles||268 nm|| NE|
|Thiès||Mon 5:34 PM||523 km||325 miles||282 nm|| SE|
|Rosso||Mon 5:34 PM||531 km||330 miles||287 nm|| ESE|
|Touba||Mon 5:34 PM||607 km||377 miles||328 nm|| SE|
|Serekunda||Mon 5:34 PM||651 km||405 miles||352 nm|| SE|
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