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 Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at 05:48:00 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: 65%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at 05:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||13° 45' ||North|
|Longitude: ||18° 18' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.03 meters/second, 1573.3 km/hour, 977.6 miles/hour or 849.5 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' 32.8"||16.29 mi||west||0° 00' 08.5"||0.17 mi||north||16.29 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 46.6"||977.47 mi||west||0° 08' 36.7"||9.87 mi||north||977.22 mi|
|24 hours||10° 59' 19.0"||738.45 mi||east||3° 07' 42.3"||215.11 mi||north||764.06 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Dakar||Wed 5:48 AM||139 km||86 miles||75 nm|| NE|
|Serekunda||Wed 5:48 AM||179 km||111 miles||97 nm|| E|
|Thiès||Wed 5:48 AM||189 km||117 miles||102 nm|| NE|
|Banjul||Wed 5:48 AM||190 km||118 miles||103 nm|| E|
|Touba||Wed 5:48 AM||290 km||180 miles||156 nm|| ENE|
|Farafenni||Wed 5:48 AM||294 km||182 miles||158 nm|| E|
|Bissau||Wed 5:48 AM||362 km||225 miles||195 nm|| SE|
|Rosso||Wed 5:48 AM||407 km||253 miles||220 nm|| NE|
|Bafatá||Wed 5:48 AM||432 km||269 miles||233 nm|| ESE|
|Gabú||Wed 5:48 AM||471 km||293 miles||254 nm|| ESE|
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