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 Friday, April 27, 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: 34%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, April 27, 2012 at 18:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 35' ||North|
|Longitude: ||20° 20' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.38 meters/second, 1531.4 km/hour, 951.5 miles/hour or 826.9 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' 30.4"||15.86 mi||west||0° 00' 06.1"||0.12 mi||south||15.86 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 28.0"||951.33 mi||west||0° 06' 12.9"||7.13 mi||south||951.65 mi|
|24 hours||11° 45' 54.4"||771.56 mi||east||2° 54' 41.1"||200.23 mi||south||803.13 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Santa Maria||Fri 5:14 PM||351 km||218 miles||189 nm|| SW|
|Nouadhibou||Fri 6:14 PM||433 km||269 miles||234 nm|| NE|
|Nouakchott||Fri 6:14 PM||463 km||288 miles||250 nm|| E|
|Mindelo||Fri 5:14 PM||528 km||328 miles||285 nm|| WSW|
|Praia||Fri 5:14 PM||529 km||329 miles||286 nm|| SW|
|Dakar||Fri 6:14 PM||532 km||330 miles||287 nm|| SE|
|Rosso||Fri 6:14 PM||532 km||331 miles||287 nm|| ESE|
|Thiès||Fri 6:14 PM||554 km||344 miles||299 nm|| SE|
|Touba||Fri 6:14 PM||628 km||390 miles||339 nm|| SE|
|Serekunda||Fri 6:14 PM||690 km||429 miles||373 nm|| SE|
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