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 Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 03:18:00 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: 96%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 03:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||14° 11' ||North|
|Longitude: ||32° 01' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.99 meters/second, 1569.6 km/hour, 975.3 miles/hour or 847.5 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' 32.4"||16.26 mi||west||0° 00' 08.2"||0.16 mi||north||16.26 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 21.6"||975.13 mi||west||0° 08' 10.1"||9.36 mi||north||974.88 mi|
|24 hours||11° 09' 00.8"||747.88 mi||east||2° 56' 12.7"||201.95 mi||north||769.67 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Tue 2:18 AM||812 km||504 miles||438 nm|| ENE|
|Praia||Tue 2:18 AM||920 km||572 miles||497 nm|| E|
|Dakar||Tue 3:18 AM||1574 km||978 miles||850 nm|| E|
|Banjul||Tue 3:18 AM||1672 km||1039 miles||903 nm|| E|
|Nouakchott||Tue 3:18 AM||1769 km||1099 miles||955 nm|| ENE|
|Bissau||Tue 3:18 AM||1801 km||1119 miles||973 nm|| E|
|Conakry||Tue 3:18 AM||2060 km||1280 miles||1112 nm|| ESE|
|Fortaleza||Tue 12:18 AM||2112 km||1312 miles||1140 nm|| SSW|
|Freetown||Tue 3:18 AM||2144 km||1332 miles||1158 nm|| ESE|
|El Aaiún||Tue 3:18 AM||2425 km||1507 miles||1309 nm|| NE|
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