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 06:20:00 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 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 11' ||North|
|Longitude: ||23° 02' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.54 meters/second, 1517.6 km/hour, 943.0 miles/hour or 819.4 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' 03.4"||0.07 mi||north||15.72 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 08.0"||942.71 mi||west||0° 03' 26.1"||3.94 mi||north||942.54 mi|
|24 hours||11° 38' 25.3"||755.89 mi||east||0° 56' 16.9"||64.54 mi||north||756.34 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Santa Maria||Fri 5:20 AM||398 km||247 miles||215 nm|| S|
|Mindelo||Fri 5:20 AM||420 km||261 miles||227 nm|| SSW|
|Praia||Fri 5:20 AM||586 km||364 miles||316 nm|| S|
|Nouadhibou||Fri 6:20 AM||631 km||392 miles||341 nm|| E|
|Nouakchott||Fri 6:20 AM||778 km||484 miles||420 nm|| ESE|
|Dakhla *||Fri 7:20 AM||830 km||516 miles||448 nm|| ENE|
|Dakar||Fri 6:20 AM||853 km||530 miles||461 nm|| SE|
|Rosso||Fri 6:20 AM||866 km||538 miles||468 nm|| ESE|
|Thiès||Fri 6:20 AM||881 km||548 miles||476 nm|| SE|
|Touba||Fri 6:20 AM||962 km||598 miles||519 nm|| SE|
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