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, May 25, 2012 at 17:04:00 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: 20%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, May 25, 2012 at 17:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 35' ||North|
|Longitude: ||21° 25' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.33 meters/second, 1549.2 km/hour, 962.6 miles/hour or 836.5 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' 30.8"||16.04 mi||west||0° 00' 07.7"||0.15 mi||south||16.04 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 56.6"||962.45 mi||west||0° 07' 42.1"||8.83 mi||south||962.81 mi|
|24 hours||11° 32' 39.2"||765.49 mi||east||3° 26' 58.5"||237.19 mi||south||807.46 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Santa Maria||Fri 4:04 PM||159 km||99 miles||86 nm|| W|
|Praia||Fri 4:04 PM||290 km||180 miles||157 nm|| SW|
|Mindelo||Fri 4:04 PM||382 km||237 miles||206 nm|| W|
|Dakar||Fri 5:04 PM||477 km||296 miles||257 nm|| ESE|
|Thiès||Fri 5:04 PM||520 km||323 miles||281 nm|| ESE|
|Rosso||Fri 5:04 PM||599 km||373 miles||324 nm|| E|
|Nouakchott||Fri 5:04 PM||602 km||374 miles||325 nm|| ENE|
|Serekunda||Fri 5:04 PM||617 km||383 miles||333 nm|| SE|
|Touba||Fri 5:04 PM||623 km||387 miles||337 nm|| ESE|
|Banjul||Fri 5:04 PM||626 km||389 miles||338 nm|| ESE|
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