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, October 1, 2012 at 02:18:00 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: 99%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, October 1, 2012 at 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||10° 27' ||North|
|Longitude: ||28° 27' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.43 meters/second, 1592.7 km/hour, 989.7 miles/hour or 860.0 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' 32.7"||16.49 mi||west||0° 00' 09.7"||0.19 mi||north||16.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 46.0"||989.59 mi||west||0° 09' 40.8"||11.09 mi||north||989.40 mi|
|24 hours||10° 57' 41.8"||745.76 mi||east||3° 36' 26.6"||247.99 mi||north||781.34 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Mon 1:18 AM||729 km||453 miles||394 nm|| NE|
|Mindelo||Mon 1:18 AM||805 km||500 miles||435 nm|| NNE|
|Dakar||Mon 2:18 AM||1285 km||798 miles||694 nm|| ENE|
|Banjul||Mon 2:18 AM||1335 km||829 miles||721 nm|| ENE|
|Bissau||Mon 2:18 AM||1414 km||878 miles||763 nm|| E|
|Nouakchott||Mon 2:18 AM||1588 km||987 miles||857 nm|| ENE|
|Conakry||Mon 2:18 AM||1619 km||1006 miles||874 nm|| E|
|Freetown||Mon 2:18 AM||1684 km||1046 miles||909 nm|| E|
|Fortaleza||Sun 11:18 PM||1930 km||1199 miles||1042 nm|| SW|
|Monrovia||Mon 2:18 AM||1995 km||1240 miles||1077 nm|| ESE|
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