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 Monday, September 10, 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: 33%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 08:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 03' ||North|
|Longitude: ||11° 53' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.50 meters/second, 1517.4 km/hour, 942.9 miles/hour or 819.3 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"||15.72 mi||west||0° 00' 03.7"||0.07 mi||south||15.72 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 14.9"||942.64 mi||west||0° 03' 52.1"||4.44 mi||south||942.84 mi|
|24 hours||11° 53' 41.8"||773.14 mi||east||2° 00' 07.9"||137.72 mi||south||789.99 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Nouakchott||Mon 8:00 AM||482 km||299 miles||260 nm|| WSW|
|Nouadhibou||Mon 8:00 AM||546 km||339 miles||295 nm|| WNW|
|Rosso||Mon 8:00 AM||569 km||354 miles||307 nm|| SW|
|Dakhla *||Mon 9:00 AM||582 km||361 miles||314 nm|| NW|
|Touba||Mon 8:00 AM||713 km||443 miles||385 nm|| SW|
|Smara *||Mon 9:00 AM||742 km||461 miles||401 nm|| N|
|Thiès||Mon 8:00 AM||789 km||491 miles||426 nm|| SW|
|El Aaiún *||Mon 9:00 AM||798 km||496 miles||431 nm|| N|
|Farafenni||Mon 8:00 AM||818 km||508 miles||442 nm|| SSW|
|Dakar||Mon 8:00 AM||837 km||520 miles||452 nm|| SW|
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