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 05:46:00 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 05:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 42' ||North|
|Longitude: ||33° 47' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.05 meters/second, 1512.2 km/hour, 939.6 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' 01.8"||0.04 mi||north||15.66 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 56.1"||939.37 mi||west||0° 01' 53.6"||2.17 mi||north||939.27 mi|
|24 hours||11° 40' 11.9"||755.31 mi||east||0° 18' 39.3"||21.39 mi||north||754.83 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Fri 4:46 AM||1019 km||633 miles||550 nm|| ESE|
|Praia||Fri 4:46 AM||1263 km||785 miles||682 nm|| ESE|
|Dakar||Fri 5:46 AM||1858 km||1154 miles||1003 nm|| ESE|
|Nouakchott||Fri 5:46 AM||1892 km||1176 miles||1022 nm|| E|
|Banjul||Fri 5:46 AM||1998 km||1242 miles||1079 nm|| ESE|
|Ponta Delgada (Azores) *||Fri 5:46 AM||2045 km||1271 miles||1104 nm|| NNE|
|Bissau||Fri 5:46 AM||2175 km||1352 miles||1175 nm|| ESE|
|El Aaiún||Fri 5:46 AM||2211 km||1374 miles||1194 nm|| ENE|
|Conakry||Fri 5:46 AM||2484 km||1543 miles||1341 nm|| ESE|
|Freetown||Fri 5:46 AM||2589 km||1609 miles||1398 nm|| ESE|
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