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, September 7, 2012 at 05:36:00 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: 62%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, September 7, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 09' ||North|
|Longitude: ||12° 23' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.67 meters/second, 1518.0 km/hour, 943.2 miles/hour or 819.7 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' 31.1"||15.72 mi||west||0° 00' 03.6"||0.07 mi||north||15.72 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 09.1"||942.98 mi||west||0° 03' 30.2"||4.02 mi||north||942.82 mi|
|24 hours||11° 38' 04.5"||755.72 mi||east||0° 57' 58.1"||66.47 mi||north||756.28 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Nouakchott||Fri 5:36 AM||441 km||274 miles||238 nm|| WSW|
|Nouadhibou||Fri 5:36 AM||492 km||306 miles||266 nm|| W|
|Dakhla *||Fri 6:36 AM||537 km||334 miles||290 nm|| NW|
|Rosso||Fri 5:36 AM||540 km||336 miles||292 nm|| SW|
|Touba||Fri 5:36 AM||692 km||430 miles||374 nm|| SSW|
|Smara *||Fri 6:36 AM||734 km||456 miles||396 nm|| N|
|Thiès||Fri 5:36 AM||763 km||474 miles||412 nm|| SW|
|El Aaiún *||Fri 6:36 AM||780 km||485 miles||421 nm|| N|
|Farafenni||Fri 5:36 AM||804 km||499 miles||434 nm|| SSW|
|Dakar||Fri 5:36 AM||809 km||502 miles||437 nm|| SW|
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