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 07:16:00 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: 52%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 07:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 09' ||North|
|Longitude: ||24° 56' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.68 meters/second, 1507.2 km/hour, 936.6 miles/hour or 813.8 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' 01.0"||0.02 mi||north||15.61 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 39.0"||936.28 mi||west||0° 01' 02.5"||1.19 mi||north||936.23 mi|
|24 hours||11° 48' 10.2"||761.64 mi||east||0° 02' 36.1"||2.98 mi||south||761.76 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Sat 6:16 AM||472 km||293 miles||255 nm|| S|
|Santa Maria||Sat 6:16 AM||547 km||340 miles||295 nm|| SSE|
|Praia||Sat 6:16 AM||706 km||439 miles||381 nm|| SSE|
|Nouadhibou||Sat 7:16 AM||822 km||511 miles||444 nm|| E|
|Dakhla *||Sat 8:16 AM||969 km||602 miles||523 nm|| ENE|
|Nouakchott||Sat 7:16 AM||999 km||621 miles||540 nm|| ESE|
|Dakar||Sat 7:16 AM||1070 km||665 miles||578 nm|| SE|
|Banjul||Sat 7:16 AM||1231 km||765 miles||665 nm|| SE|
|El Aaiún *||Sat 8:16 AM||1365 km||848 miles||737 nm|| ENE|
|Bissau||Sat 7:16 AM||1432 km||890 miles||773 nm|| SE|
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