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 05:36:00 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 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 01' ||North|
|Longitude: ||19° 42' ||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' 25.7"||0.49 mi||south||937.24 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 43.2"||756.46 mi||east||0° 37' 21.9"||42.85 mi||south||759.23 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Nouadhibou||Sat 5:36 AM||277 km||172 miles||150 nm|| E|
|Dakhla||Sat 5:36 AM||488 km||303 miles||264 nm|| NE|
|Nouakchott||Sat 5:36 AM||508 km||315 miles||274 nm|| SE|
|Santa Maria||Sat 4:36 AM||594 km||369 miles||321 nm|| SW|
|Rosso||Sat 5:36 AM||646 km||401 miles||349 nm|| SE|
|Saint-Louis||Sat 5:36 AM||647 km||402 miles||349 nm|| SSE|
|Mindelo||Sat 4:36 AM||720 km||447 miles||389 nm|| SW|
|Dakar||Sat 5:36 AM||742 km||461 miles||401 nm|| SSE|
|Thiès||Sat 5:36 AM||748 km||465 miles||404 nm|| SSE|
|Cape Bojador||Sat 5:36 AM||777 km||483 miles||420 nm|| NE|
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