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 08:20:00 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 08:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 05' ||North|
|Longitude: ||28° 37' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.72 meters/second, 1507.4 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' 30.2"||15.61 mi||west||0° 00' 01.3"||0.03 mi||south||15.61 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 20.7"||936.38 mi||west||0° 01' 28.6"||1.69 mi||south||936.46 mi|
|24 hours||11° 53' 11.8"||767.40 mi||east||1° 03' 25.0"||72.72 mi||south||773.49 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Sun 7:20 AM||601 km||373 miles||324 nm|| SE|
|Praia||Sun 7:20 AM||869 km||540 miles||469 nm|| SE|
|Nouakchott||Sun 8:20 AM||1366 km||849 miles||737 nm|| ESE|
|Dakar||Sun 8:20 AM||1380 km||857 miles||745 nm|| ESE|
|Banjul||Sun 8:20 AM||1532 km||952 miles||827 nm|| ESE|
|El Aaiún *||Sun 9:20 AM||1703 km||1058 miles||920 nm|| ENE|
|Bissau||Sun 8:20 AM||1723 km||1071 miles||931 nm|| SE|
|Azores *||Sun 8:20 AM||1932 km||1201 miles||1043 nm|| N|
|Conakry||Sun 8:20 AM||2047 km||1272 miles||1105 nm|| SE|
|Freetown||Sun 8:20 AM||2160 km||1342 miles||1166 nm|| SE|
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