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 Sunday, October 7, 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: 60%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 23' ||North|
|Longitude: ||7° 59' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.80 meters/second, 1514.9 km/hour, 941.3 miles/hour or 818.0 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"||15.69 mi||west||0° 00' 02.7"||0.05 mi||south||15.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 43.6"||941.05 mi||west||0° 02' 46.7"||3.19 mi||south||941.20 mi|
|24 hours||11° 41' 17.5"||758.02 mi||east||1° 33' 09.7"||106.81 mi||south||769.18 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Smara||Sun 5:36 AM||797 km||496 miles||431 nm|| NNW|
|Bamako||Sun 5:36 AM||857 km||533 miles||463 nm|| S|
|Nouakchott||Sun 5:36 AM||878 km||546 miles||474 nm|| WSW|
|Dakhla||Sun 5:36 AM||898 km||558 miles||485 nm|| WNW|
|El Aaiún||Sun 5:36 AM||918 km||570 miles||496 nm|| NW|
|Koutiala||Sun 5:36 AM||926 km||575 miles||500 nm|| SSE|
|Rosso||Sun 5:36 AM||930 km||578 miles||502 nm|| WSW|
|Nouadhibou||Sun 5:36 AM||945 km||587 miles||510 nm|| W|
|Ouagadougou||Sun 5:36 AM||1124 km||698 miles||607 nm|| SE|
|Dakar||Sun 5:36 AM||1185 km||737 miles||640 nm|| WSW|
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