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 30, 2012 at 02:08:00 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: 100%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||6° 18' ||North|
|Longitude: ||36° 52' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.21 meters/second, 1610.0 km/hour, 1000.4 miles/hour or 869.3 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' 32.9"||16.67 mi||west||0° 00' 10.7"||0.21 mi||north||16.67 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 56.0"||1000.35 mi||west||0° 10' 45.0"||12.31 mi||north||1000.25 mi|
|24 hours||10° 50' 57.1"||745.98 mi||east||4° 06' 37.0"||282.49 mi||north||794.32 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fortaleza||Sat 11:08 PM||1128 km||701 miles||609 nm|| S|
|Belém||Sat 11:08 PM||1550 km||963 miles||837 nm|| WSW|
|Recife||Sat 11:08 PM||1608 km||999 miles||868 nm|| S|
|Cayenne||Sat 11:08 PM||1719 km||1068 miles||928 nm|| W|
|Praia||Sun 1:08 AM||1743 km||1083 miles||941 nm|| NE|
|Paramaribo||Sat 11:08 PM||2026 km||1259 miles||1094 nm|| W|
|Salvador||Sat 11:08 PM||2139 km||1329 miles||1155 nm|| S|
|Dakar||Sun 2:08 AM||2318 km||1441 miles||1252 nm|| ENE|
|Georgetown||Sat 10:08 PM||2355 km||1464 miles||1272 nm|| W|
|Banjul||Sun 2:08 AM||2360 km||1467 miles||1274 nm|| ENE|
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