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 Saturday, October 6, 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: 70%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 01' ||North|
|Longitude: ||5° 11' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.08 meters/second, 1508.7 km/hour, 937.4 miles/hour or 814.6 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' 30.6"||15.63 mi||west||0° 00' 00.3"||0.01 mi||south||15.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 44.6"||937.18 mi||west||0° 00' 19.7"||0.38 mi||south||937.20 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 42.2"||756.41 mi||east||0° 35' 00.8"||40.15 mi||south||758.94 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Smara||Sat 4:36 AM||915 km||569 miles||494 nm|| NW|
|Koutiala||Sat 4:36 AM||956 km||594 miles||516 nm|| S|
|Bamako||Sat 4:36 AM||974 km||605 miles||526 nm|| SSW|
|Koudougou||Sat 4:36 AM||1016 km||631 miles||549 nm|| SSE|
|Ouagadougou||Sat 4:36 AM||1034 km||642 miles||558 nm|| SSE|
|El Aaiún||Sat 4:36 AM||1060 km||659 miles||572 nm|| NW|
|Niamey||Sat 5:36 AM||1136 km||706 miles||614 nm|| SE|
|Nouakchott||Sat 4:36 AM||1178 km||732 miles||636 nm|| WSW|
|Marrakech||Sat 4:36 AM||1208 km||751 miles||653 nm|| NNW|
|Casablanca||Sat 4:36 AM||1415 km||879 miles||764 nm|| N|
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