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 05:36:00 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 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 42' ||North|
|Longitude: ||31° 22' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.07 meters/second, 1512.2 km/hour, 939.7 miles/hour or 816.5 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' 30.8"||15.66 mi||west||0° 00' 02.0"||0.04 mi||north||15.66 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 56.2"||939.40 mi||west||0° 01' 54.4"||2.19 mi||north||939.31 mi|
|24 hours||11° 40' 09.9"||755.30 mi||east||0° 19' 02.6"||21.84 mi||north||754.82 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Fri 4:36 AM||794 km||493 miles||429 nm|| ESE|
|Praia||Fri 4:36 AM||1049 km||652 miles||567 nm|| SE|
|Dakar||Fri 5:36 AM||1621 km||1007 miles||875 nm|| ESE|
|Nouakchott||Fri 5:36 AM||1642 km||1020 miles||886 nm|| E|
|Banjul||Fri 5:36 AM||1766 km||1097 miles||953 nm|| ESE|
|Bissau||Fri 5:36 AM||1948 km||1210 miles||1052 nm|| ESE|
|El Aaiún||Fri 5:36 AM||1980 km||1231 miles||1069 nm|| ENE|
|Azores *||Fri 5:36 AM||2000 km||1243 miles||1080 nm|| N|
|Conakry||Fri 5:36 AM||2263 km||1406 miles||1222 nm|| ESE|
|Freetown||Fri 5:36 AM||2371 km||1473 miles||1280 nm|| ESE|
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