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 18:54:00 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 18:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 31' ||North|
|Longitude: ||30° 00' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.55 meters/second, 1532.0 km/hour, 951.9 miles/hour or 827.2 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"||15.87 mi||west||0° 00' 06.1"||0.12 mi||south||15.87 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 28.4"||951.72 mi||west||0° 06' 16.7"||7.20 mi||south||952.04 mi|
|24 hours||11° 45' 44.8"||771.69 mi||east||2° 56' 08.0"||201.89 mi||south||803.70 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Fri 5:54 PM||562 km||349 miles||303 nm|| ESE|
|Praia||Fri 5:54 PM||798 km||496 miles||431 nm|| ESE|
|Dakar||Fri 6:54 PM||1407 km||874 miles||760 nm|| ESE|
|Nouakchott||Fri 6:54 PM||1483 km||922 miles||801 nm|| E|
|Banjul||Fri 6:54 PM||1542 km||958 miles||833 nm|| ESE|
|Bissau||Fri 6:54 PM||1714 km||1065 miles||926 nm|| ESE|
|El Aaiún||Fri 6:54 PM||1969 km||1224 miles||1063 nm|| ENE|
|Conakry||Fri 6:54 PM||2020 km||1255 miles||1091 nm|| ESE|
|Freetown||Fri 6:54 PM||2125 km||1320 miles||1147 nm|| ESE|
|Azores *||Fri 6:54 PM||2224 km||1382 miles||1201 nm|| N|
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