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 08:10:00 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: 43%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 05' ||North|
|Longitude: ||26° 12' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.71 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' 20.8"||936.36 mi||west||0° 01' 27.5"||1.67 mi||south||936.43 mi|
|24 hours||11° 53' 10.7"||767.36 mi||east||1° 03' 00.6"||72.25 mi||south||773.40 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Sun 7:10 AM||482 km||299 miles||260 nm|| SSE|
|Santa Maria||Sun 7:10 AM||605 km||376 miles||327 nm|| SE|
|Praia||Sun 7:10 AM||739 km||459 miles||399 nm|| SSE|
|Nouadhibou||Sun 8:10 AM||952 km||592 miles||514 nm|| E|
|Nouakchott||Sun 8:10 AM||1122 km||697 miles||606 nm|| ESE|
|Dakar||Sun 8:10 AM||1168 km||726 miles||631 nm|| SE|
|Banjul||Sun 8:10 AM||1326 km||824 miles||716 nm|| SE|
|El Aaiún *||Sun 9:10 AM||1481 km||920 miles||800 nm|| ENE|
|Bissau||Sun 8:10 AM||1524 km||947 miles||823 nm|| SE|
|Ponta Delgada (Azores) *||Sun 8:10 AM||1847 km||1148 miles||997 nm|| N|
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