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, September 2, 2012 at 03:08:00 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: 97%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, September 2, 2012 at 03:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||3° 30' ||North|
|Longitude: ||31° 55' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.96 meters/second, 1616.2 km/hour, 1004.3 miles/hour or 872.7 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' 32.6"||16.74 mi||west||0° 00' 11.3"||0.22 mi||north||16.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 41.2"||1004.27 mi||west||0° 11' 24.7"||13.07 mi||north||1004.25 mi|
|24 hours||10° 52' 57.7"||751.42 mi||east||4° 24' 49.2"||303.31 mi||north||808.00 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fernando de Noronha||Sun 1:08 AM||820 km||509 miles||443 nm|| S|
|Fortaleza||Sun 12:08 AM||1092 km||679 miles||590 nm|| SW|
|Recife||Sun 12:08 AM||1324 km||823 miles||715 nm|| SSW|
|Praia||Sun 2:08 AM||1563 km||971 miles||844 nm|| NE|
|Belém||Sun 12:08 AM||1924 km||1195 miles||1039 nm|| WSW|
|Salvador||Sun 12:08 AM||1960 km||1218 miles||1058 nm|| SSW|
|Dakar||Sun 3:08 AM||2013 km||1251 miles||1087 nm|| NE|
|Banjul||Sun 3:08 AM||2014 km||1251 miles||1087 nm|| NE|
|Bissau||Sun 3:08 AM||2023 km||1257 miles||1092 nm|| ENE|
|Conakry||Sun 3:08 AM||2119 km||1317 miles||1144 nm|| ENE|
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