Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
UTC time = Friday, September 7, 2012 at 6:20:00 AM.
= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.
= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).
Fraction of moon illuminated: 62%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Friday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, September 7, 2012 at 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.55 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"||942.65 mi||West||0° 03' 26.2"||3.94 mi||North||942.48 mi|
|24 hours||11° 38' 24.8"||755.83 mi||East||0° 56' 19.4"||64.58 mi||North||756.29 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||434 km||270 miles||234 nm||SSW|
|Praia||Fri 5:20 AM||589 km||366 miles||318 nm||S|
|Nouadhibou||Fri 6:20 AM||603 km||375 miles||326 nm||E|
|Nouakchott||Fri 6:20 AM||751 km||467 miles||406 nm||ESE|
|Dakhla *||Fri 7:20 AM||805 km||500 miles||435 nm||ENE|
|Dakar||Fri 6:20 AM||833 km||518 miles||450 nm||SE|
|Rosso||Fri 6:20 AM||841 km||522 miles||454 nm||ESE|
|Thiès||Fri 6:20 AM||861 km||535 miles||465 nm||SE|
|Touba||Fri 6:20 AM||939 km||584 miles||507 nm||SE|
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