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 08:10:00 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 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 10' ||North|
|Longitude: ||38° 00' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.62 meters/second, 1507.0 km/hour, 936.4 miles/hour or 813.7 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' 38.1"||936.17 mi||west||0° 00' 57.0"||1.09 mi||north||936.12 mi|
|24 hours||11° 48' 26.2"||761.85 mi||east||0° 04' 46.2"||5.47 mi||south||762.07 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Sat 7:10 AM||1681 km||1045 miles||908 nm|| ESE|
|Ponta Delgada *||Sat 8:10 AM||2188 km||1360 miles||1181 nm|| NNE|
|Angra do Heroísmo *||Sat 8:10 AM||2197 km||1365 miles||1186 nm|| NNE|
|Dakar||Sat 8:10 AM||2292 km||1424 miles||1238 nm|| ESE|
|Nouakchott||Sat 8:10 AM||2333 km||1450 miles||1260 nm|| E|
|Cayenne||Sat 5:10 AM||2371 km||1473 miles||1280 nm|| SW|
|Banjul||Sat 8:10 AM||2429 km||1510 miles||1312 nm|| ESE|
|Bridgetown||Sat 4:10 AM||2464 km||1531 miles||1330 nm|| WSW|
|Paramaribo||Sat 5:10 AM||2512 km||1561 miles||1356 nm|| SW|
|Saint John's (Antigua)||Sat 4:10 AM||2546 km||1582 miles||1375 nm|| W|
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