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 Sunday, August 5, 2012 at 03:56:00 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: 89%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, August 5, 2012 at 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||0° 48' ||North|
|Longitude: ||23° 37' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.65 meters/second, 1618.7 km/hour, 1005.8 miles/hour or 874.0 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' 32.4"||16.76 mi||west||0° 00' 11.8"||0.23 mi||north||16.77 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 29.9"||1005.83 mi||west||0° 11' 48.5"||13.52 mi||north||1005.89 mi|
|24 hours||10° 53' 23.0"||753.23 mi||east||4° 36' 47.3"||316.99 mi||north||816.08 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Freetown||Sun 3:56 AM||1431 km||889 miles||773 nm|| NE|
|Conakry||Sun 3:56 AM||1460 km||907 miles||788 nm|| NE|
|Bissau||Sun 3:56 AM||1512 km||939 miles||816 nm|| NE|
|Monrovia||Sun 3:56 AM||1548 km||962 miles||836 nm|| ENE|
|Praia||Sun 2:56 AM||1562 km||970 miles||843 nm|| N|
|Recife||Sun 12:56 AM||1591 km||988 miles||859 nm|| SW|
|Banjul||Sun 3:56 AM||1600 km||994 miles||864 nm|| NNE|
|Dakar||Sun 3:56 AM||1679 km||1043 miles||907 nm|| NNE|
|Fortaleza||Sun 12:56 AM||1739 km||1081 miles||939 nm|| WSW|
|Nouakchott||Sun 3:56 AM||2087 km||1297 miles||1127 nm|| NNE|
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