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 Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 05:46:00 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: 53%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 05:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 07' ||North|
|Longitude: ||3° 10' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.77 meters/second, 1507.6 km/hour, 936.8 miles/hour or 814.0 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' 30.6"||15.61 mi||west||0° 00' 01.1"||0.02 mi||north||15.61 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 40.5"||936.49 mi||west||0° 01' 11.4"||1.36 mi||north||936.43 mi|
|24 hours||11° 47' 42.6"||761.30 mi||east||0° 01' 00.5"||1.16 mi||north||761.26 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tindouf||Sat 6:46 AM||883 km||548 miles||477 nm|| NNW|
|In Salah||Sat 6:46 AM||885 km||550 miles||478 nm|| NE|
|Ouagadougou||Sat 5:46 AM||984 km||611 miles||531 nm|| S|
|Koudougou||Sat 5:46 AM||985 km||612 miles||532 nm|| S|
|Koutiala||Sat 5:46 AM||997 km||619 miles||538 nm|| SSW|
|Niamey||Sat 6:46 AM||1012 km||629 miles||546 nm|| SE|
|Bamako||Sat 5:46 AM||1069 km||664 miles||577 nm|| SSW|
|El Aaiún *||Sat 6:46 AM||1218 km||757 miles||658 nm|| NW|
|Marrakech *||Sat 6:46 AM||1260 km||783 miles||680 nm|| NNW|
|Nouakchott||Sat 5:46 AM||1384 km||860 miles||747 nm|| WSW|
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