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 08:30:00 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 08:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 01' ||North|
|Longitude: ||19° 09' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.59 meters/second, 1517.7 km/hour, 943.1 miles/hour or 819.5 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' 30.1"||15.72 mi||west||0° 00' 03.8"||0.07 mi||south||15.72 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 14.8"||942.83 mi||west||0° 03' 55.1"||4.49 mi||south||943.03 mi|
|24 hours||11° 53' 40.3"||773.28 mi||east||2° 01' 18.2"||139.07 mi||south||790.39 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Nouadhibou||Mon 8:30 AM||243 km||151 miles||131 nm|| ENE|
|Nouakchott||Mon 8:30 AM||395 km||246 miles||214 nm|| ESE|
|Rosso||Mon 8:30 AM||524 km||326 miles||283 nm|| SE|
|Dakhla *||Mon 9:30 AM||526 km||327 miles||284 nm|| NE|
|Santa Maria||Mon 7:30 AM||549 km||341 miles||296 nm|| SW|
|Dakar||Mon 8:30 AM||618 km||384 miles||334 nm|| SSE|
|Thiès||Mon 8:30 AM||623 km||387 miles||336 nm|| SSE|
|Touba||Mon 8:30 AM||667 km||414 miles||360 nm|| SSE|
|Mindelo||Mon 7:30 AM||708 km||440 miles||382 nm|| WSW|
|Praia||Mon 7:30 AM||730 km||454 miles||394 nm|| SW|
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