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 12, 2012 at 08:10:00 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: 27%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, August 12, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 30' ||North|
|Longitude: ||7° 05' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.48 meters/second, 1502.9 km/hour, 933.9 miles/hour or 811.5 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' 30.2"||15.57 mi||west||0° 00' 00.2"||0.00 mi||north||15.57 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 12.7"||933.60 mi||west||0° 00' 06.8"||0.13 mi||north||933.60 mi|
|24 hours||11° 59' 00.8"||771.48 mi||east||0° 25' 54.4"||29.71 mi||south||773.18 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Smara||Sun 8:10 AM||745 km||463 miles||402 nm|| NW|
|El Aaiún||Sun 8:10 AM||881 km||548 miles||476 nm|| NW|
|Dakhla||Sun 8:10 AM||942 km||585 miles||508 nm|| WNW|
|Bamako||Sun 8:10 AM||984 km||611 miles||531 nm|| S|
|Nouakchott||Sun 8:10 AM||1005 km||624 miles||543 nm|| WSW|
|Marrakech||Sun 8:10 AM||1127 km||700 miles||608 nm|| N|
|Ouagadougou||Sun 8:10 AM||1170 km||727 miles||632 nm|| SSE|
|Niamey||Sun 9:10 AM||1316 km||818 miles||711 nm|| SE|
|Dakar||Sun 8:10 AM||1329 km||826 miles||718 nm|| WSW|
|Casablanca||Sun 8:10 AM||1343 km||834 miles||725 nm|| N|
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