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 04:36:00 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 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 40' ||North|
|Longitude: ||16° 51' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.17 meters/second, 1512.6 km/hour, 939.9 miles/hour or 816.7 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' 56.9"||939.62 mi||west||0° 02' 00.2"||2.30 mi||north||939.52 mi|
|24 hours||11° 39' 57.5"||755.24 mi||east||0° 21' 22.7"||24.51 mi||north||754.75 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Nouadhibou||Fri 4:36 AM||36 km||23 miles||20 nm|| NNW|
|Nouakchott||Fri 4:36 AM||300 km||186 miles||162 nm|| SSE|
|Dakhla||Fri 4:36 AM||349 km||217 miles||188 nm|| NNE|
|Rosso||Fri 4:36 AM||472 km||294 miles||255 nm|| SSE|
|Saint-Louis||Fri 4:36 AM||515 km||320 miles||278 nm|| S|
|Tidjikja||Fri 4:36 AM||615 km||382 miles||332 nm|| ESE|
|Thiès||Fri 4:36 AM||649 km||403 miles||351 nm|| S|
|Touba||Fri 4:36 AM||650 km||404 miles||351 nm|| S|
|Cape Bojador||Fri 4:36 AM||652 km||405 miles||352 nm|| NNE|
|Dakar||Fri 4:36 AM||666 km||414 miles||360 nm|| S|
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