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 05:16:00 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 05:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 01' ||North|
|Longitude: ||14° 52' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.08 meters/second, 1508.7 km/hour, 937.5 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' 44.5"||937.20 mi||west||0° 00' 23.6"||0.45 mi||south||937.22 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 43.0"||756.45 mi||east||0° 36' 35.0"||41.95 mi||south||759.13 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Nouadhibou||Sat 5:16 AM||226 km||141 miles||122 nm|| W|
|Dakhla||Sat 5:16 AM||317 km||197 miles||171 nm|| NNW|
|Nouakchott||Sat 5:16 AM||345 km||214 miles||186 nm|| SSW|
|Rosso||Sat 5:16 AM||508 km||316 miles||274 nm|| SSW|
|Touba||Sat 5:16 AM||689 km||428 miles||372 nm|| S|
|El Aaiún||Sat 5:16 AM||700 km||435 miles||378 nm|| NNE|
|Smara||Sat 5:16 AM||713 km||443 miles||385 nm|| NNE|
|Thiès||Sat 5:16 AM||722 km||449 miles||390 nm|| SSW|
|Dakar||Sat 5:16 AM||753 km||468 miles||407 nm|| SSW|
|Las Palmas (ES-Canary) *||Sat 6:16 AM||791 km||491 miles||427 nm|| N|
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