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 Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 14:58:00 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: 2%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 14:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 42' ||North|
|Longitude: ||26° 29' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.89 meters/second, 1500.8 km/hour, 932.6 miles/hour or 810.4 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"||15.54 mi||west||0° 00' 00.4"||0.01 mi||south||15.54 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 12.1"||932.28 mi||west||0° 00' 26.5"||0.51 mi||south||932.30 mi|
|24 hours||11° 55' 57.3"||767.12 mi||east||0° 39' 19.9"||45.10 mi||south||770.16 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Tue 1:58 PM||555 km||345 miles||300 nm|| SSE|
|Santa Maria||Tue 1:58 PM||678 km||421 miles||366 nm|| SE|
|Praia||Tue 1:58 PM||813 km||505 miles||439 nm|| SSE|
|Nouadhibou||Tue 2:58 PM||983 km||611 miles||531 nm|| E|
|Nouakchott||Tue 2:58 PM||1170 km||727 miles||632 nm|| ESE|
|Dakar||Tue 2:58 PM||1233 km||766 miles||666 nm|| SE|
|Banjul||Tue 2:58 PM||1391 km||865 miles||751 nm|| SE|
|El Aaiún *||Tue 3:58 PM||1475 km||916 miles||796 nm|| ENE|
|Bissau||Tue 2:58 PM||1591 km||988 miles||859 nm|| SE|
|Azores *||Tue 2:58 PM||1868 km||1161 miles||1009 nm|| N|
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