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 Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 08:00:00 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: 43%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 08:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 05' ||North|
|Longitude: ||23° 47' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.70 meters/second, 1507.3 km/hour, 936.6 miles/hour or 813.9 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' 30.4"||15.61 mi||west||0° 00' 01.3"||0.03 mi||south||15.61 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 20.9"||936.33 mi||west||0° 01' 26.6"||1.65 mi||south||936.41 mi|
|24 hours||11° 53' 09.8"||767.32 mi||east||1° 02' 36.3"||71.79 mi||south||773.30 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Sun 7:00 AM||482 km||300 miles||260 nm|| SSW|
|Santa Maria||Sun 7:00 AM||505 km||314 miles||273 nm|| S|
|Praia||Sun 7:00 AM||683 km||425 miles||369 nm|| S|
|Nouadhibou||Sun 8:00 AM||701 km||435 miles||378 nm|| E|
|Dakhla *||Sun 9:00 AM||857 km||533 miles||463 nm|| ENE|
|Nouakchott||Sun 8:00 AM||883 km||549 miles||477 nm|| ESE|
|Dakar||Sun 8:00 AM||977 km||607 miles||528 nm|| SE|
|Rosso||Sun 8:00 AM||981 km||609 miles||530 nm|| ESE|
|Thiès||Sun 8:00 AM||1005 km||625 miles||543 nm|| SE|
|Banjul||Sun 8:00 AM||1140 km||708 miles||616 nm|| SE|
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