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 05:26:00 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 05:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 01' ||North|
|Longitude: ||17° 17' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.09 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' 00.4"||0.01 mi||south||15.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 44.4"||937.21 mi||west||0° 00' 24.6"||0.47 mi||south||937.23 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 43.1"||756.45 mi||east||0° 36' 58.4"||42.40 mi||south||759.18 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Nouadhibou||Sat 5:26 AM||27 km||17 miles||14 nm|| ESE|
|Dakhla||Sat 5:26 AM||328 km||204 miles||177 nm|| NNE|
|Nouakchott||Sat 5:26 AM||352 km||219 miles||190 nm|| SSE|
|Rosso||Sat 5:26 AM||522 km||324 miles||282 nm|| SSE|
|Thiès||Sat 5:26 AM||689 km||428 miles||372 nm|| S|
|Touba||Sat 5:26 AM||697 km||433 miles||376 nm|| SSE|
|Dakar||Sat 5:26 AM||702 km||436 miles||379 nm|| S|
|El Aaiún||Sat 5:26 AM||796 km||495 miles||430 nm|| NNE|
|Las Palmas *||Sat 6:26 AM||810 km||503 miles||437 nm|| NNE|
|Banjul||Sat 5:26 AM||841 km||522 miles||454 nm|| S|
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