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 Thursday, March 29, 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: 40%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 18:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 35' ||North|
|Longitude: ||13° 59' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.07 meters/second, 1501.5 km/hour, 933.0 miles/hour or 810.7 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' 29.9"||15.55 mi||west||0° 00' 02.0"||0.04 mi||south||15.55 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 54.7"||932.69 mi||west||0° 02' 01.7"||2.33 mi||south||932.80 mi|
|24 hours||12° 03' 56.8"||776.28 mi||east||1° 18' 11.6"||89.66 mi||south||784.82 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Dakhla||Thu 6:14 PM||308 km||192 miles||167 nm|| NW|
|Nouadhibou||Thu 6:14 PM||325 km||202 miles||176 nm|| WSW|
|Nouakchott||Thu 6:14 PM||441 km||274 miles||238 nm|| SSW|
|Rosso||Thu 6:14 PM||594 km||369 miles||321 nm|| SSW|
|Smara||Thu 6:14 PM||617 km||384 miles||333 nm|| NNE|
|El Aaiún||Thu 6:14 PM||621 km||386 miles||335 nm|| N|
|Las Palmas (ES-Canary) *||Thu 7:14 PM||740 km||460 miles||400 nm|| N|
|Touba||Thu 6:14 PM||771 km||479 miles||416 nm|| SSW|
|Thiès||Thu 6:14 PM||814 km||506 miles||439 nm|| SSW|
|Dakar||Thu 6:14 PM||848 km||527 miles||458 nm|| SSW|
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