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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 04:20:00 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: 78%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 04:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 39' ||North|
|Longitude: ||12° 59' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.19 meters/second, 1512.7 km/hour, 939.9 miles/hour or 816.8 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' 30.9"||15.67 mi||west||0° 00' 02.1"||0.04 mi||north||15.67 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 57.1"||939.68 mi||west||0° 02' 01.8"||2.33 mi||north||939.58 mi|
|24 hours||11° 39' 54.2"||755.23 mi||east||0° 22' 00.0"||25.23 mi||north||754.73 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Nouadhibou||Fri 4:20 AM||423 km||263 miles||229 nm|| W|
|Nouakchott||Fri 4:20 AM||424 km||264 miles||229 nm|| SW|
|Dakhla||Fri 4:20 AM||454 km||282 miles||245 nm|| NW|
|Rosso||Fri 4:20 AM||547 km||340 miles||295 nm|| SSW|
|Smara||Fri 4:20 AM||687 km||427 miles||371 nm|| N|
|Touba||Fri 4:20 AM||710 km||441 miles||384 nm|| SSW|
|El Aaiún||Fri 4:20 AM||720 km||447 miles||389 nm|| N|
|Thiès||Fri 4:20 AM||771 km||479 miles||417 nm|| SSW|
|Dakar||Fri 4:20 AM||813 km||505 miles||439 nm|| SW|
|Farafenni||Fri 4:20 AM||832 km||517 miles||449 nm|| SSW|
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