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 07:20:00 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 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 15' ||North|
|Longitude: ||37° 33' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.38 meters/second, 1517.0 km/hour, 942.6 miles/hour or 819.1 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' 31.0"||15.71 mi||west||0° 00' 03.4"||0.06 mi||north||15.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 06.7"||942.34 mi||west||0° 03' 20.6"||3.83 mi||north||942.18 mi|
|24 hours||11° 38' 53.5"||756.12 mi||east||0° 53' 58.7"||61.89 mi||north||756.44 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Fri 6:20 AM||1602 km||995 miles||865 nm|| ESE|
|Dakar||Fri 7:20 AM||2223 km||1381 miles||1200 nm|| ESE|
|Ponta Delgada (Azores) *||Fri 7:20 AM||2254 km||1400 miles||1217 nm|| NNE|
|Nouakchott||Fri 7:20 AM||2281 km||1417 miles||1232 nm|| E|
|Cayenne||Fri 4:20 AM||2330 km||1448 miles||1258 nm|| SW|
|Banjul||Fri 7:20 AM||2357 km||1464 miles||1273 nm|| ESE|
|Bridgetown||Fri 3:20 AM||2479 km||1541 miles||1339 nm|| WSW|
|Paramaribo||Fri 4:20 AM||2484 km||1544 miles||1341 nm|| SW|
|Bissau||Fri 7:20 AM||2524 km||1569 miles||1363 nm|| ESE|
|Fort-de-France||Fri 3:20 AM||2572 km||1598 miles||1389 nm|| W|
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