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 05:56:00 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: 69%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 05:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 01' ||North|
|Longitude: ||24° 32' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.09 meters/second, 1508.7 km/hour, 937.5 miles/hour or 814.7 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' 44.2"||937.23 mi||west||0° 00' 27.7"||0.53 mi||south||937.25 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 43.6"||756.48 mi||east||0° 38' 09.1"||43.75 mi||south||759.33 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Sat 4:56 AM||459 km||285 miles||248 nm|| S|
|Santa Maria||Sat 4:56 AM||518 km||322 miles||280 nm|| SSE|
|Praia||Sat 4:56 AM||683 km||424 miles||369 nm|| S|
|Nouadhibou||Sat 5:56 AM||780 km||485 miles||421 nm|| E|
|Dakhla||Sat 5:56 AM||934 km||580 miles||504 nm|| ENE|
|Nouakchott||Sat 5:56 AM||955 km||593 miles||515 nm|| ESE|
|Dakar||Sat 5:56 AM||1029 km||639 miles||556 nm|| SE|
|Banjul||Sat 5:56 AM||1190 km||739 miles||643 nm|| SE|
|El Aaiún||Sat 5:56 AM||1337 km||831 miles||722 nm|| ENE|
|Bissau||Sat 5:56 AM||1392 km||865 miles||752 nm|| SE|
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