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 05:46:00 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 05:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 23' ||North|
|Longitude: ||10° 24' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.82 meters/second, 1515.0 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"||941.10 mi||west||0° 02' 47.6"||3.20 mi||south||941.25 mi|
|24 hours||11° 41' 16.3"||758.04 mi||east||1° 33' 32.6"||107.25 mi||south||769.27 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tidjikja||Sun 5:46 AM||229 km||142 miles||124 nm|| SSW|
|Nouakchott||Sun 5:46 AM||639 km||397 miles||345 nm|| WSW|
|Dakhla||Sun 5:46 AM||678 km||422 miles||366 nm|| NW|
|Nouadhibou||Sun 5:46 AM||694 km||431 miles||375 nm|| W|
|Rosso||Sun 5:46 AM||713 km||443 miles||385 nm|| SW|
|Smara||Sun 5:46 AM||716 km||445 miles||387 nm|| N|
|Cape Bojador||Sun 5:46 AM||761 km||473 miles||411 nm|| NNW|
|El Aaiún||Sun 5:46 AM||802 km||498 miles||433 nm|| NNW|
|Tambacounda||Sun 5:46 AM||810 km||503 miles||437 nm|| SSW|
|Tindouf||Sun 6:46 AM||839 km||522 miles||453 nm|| NNE|
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