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, March 26, 2012 at 17:20:00 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: 15%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, March 26, 2012 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 25' ||North|
|Longitude: ||36° 09' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.82 meters/second, 1525.8 km/hour, 948.1 miles/hour or 823.8 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' 31.6"||15.80 mi||west||0° 00' 05.2"||0.10 mi||north||15.80 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 38.2"||947.81 mi||west||0° 05' 14.6"||6.01 mi||north||947.57 mi|
|24 hours||11° 29' 40.7"||750.03 mi||east||1° 40' 50.7"||115.63 mi||north||754.95 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Mon 4:20 PM||1434 km||891 miles||774 nm|| ESE|
|Dakar||Mon 5:20 PM||2060 km||1280 miles||1112 nm|| ESE|
|Nouakchott||Mon 5:20 PM||2132 km||1325 miles||1151 nm|| E|
|Banjul||Mon 5:20 PM||2191 km||1362 miles||1183 nm|| ESE|
|Ponta Delgada (Azores) *||Mon 5:20 PM||2271 km||1411 miles||1226 nm|| NNE|
|Bissau||Mon 5:20 PM||2357 km||1464 miles||1273 nm|| ESE|
|Cayenne||Mon 2:20 PM||2376 km||1477 miles||1283 nm|| SW|
|El Aaiún||Mon 5:20 PM||2495 km||1550 miles||1347 nm|| ENE|
|Paramaribo||Mon 2:20 PM||2550 km||1585 miles||1377 nm|| SW|
|Fortaleza||Mon 2:20 PM||2577 km||1601 miles||1391 nm|| S|
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