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 Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 18:14:00 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: 31%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 18:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 52' ||North|
|Longitude: ||25° 57' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.44 meters/second, 1499.2 km/hour, 931.5 miles/hour or 809.5 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' 30.2"||15.53 mi||west||0° 00' 00.6"||0.01 mi||north||15.53 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 15.8"||931.25 mi||west||0° 00' 30.8"||0.59 mi||north||931.23 mi|
|24 hours||11° 58' 12.4"||768.63 mi||east||0° 16' 46.6"||19.24 mi||south||769.62 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Wed 5:14 PM||560 km||348 miles||303 nm|| S|
|Santa Maria||Wed 5:14 PM||665 km||413 miles||359 nm|| SSE|
|Praia||Wed 5:14 PM||811 km||504 miles||438 nm|| SSE|
|Nouadhibou||Wed 6:14 PM||929 km||578 miles||502 nm|| E|
|Nouakchott||Wed 6:14 PM||1124 km||698 miles||607 nm|| ESE|
|Dakar||Wed 6:14 PM||1201 km||746 miles||649 nm|| SE|
|Banjul||Wed 6:14 PM||1362 km||846 miles||735 nm|| SE|
|El Aaiún||Wed 6:14 PM||1417 km||881 miles||765 nm|| ENE|
|Bissau||Wed 6:14 PM||1563 km||971 miles||844 nm|| SE|
|Azores *||Wed 6:14 PM||1854 km||1152 miles||1001 nm|| N|
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