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 05:56:00 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: 60%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 05:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 23' ||North|
|Longitude: ||12° 49' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.84 meters/second, 1515.0 km/hour, 941.4 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' 43.8"||941.15 mi||west||0° 02' 48.6"||3.22 mi||south||941.30 mi|
|24 hours||11° 41' 15.0"||758.05 mi||east||1° 33' 55.4"||107.69 mi||south||769.36 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Nouakchott||Sun 5:56 AM||417 km||259 miles||225 nm|| SW|
|Nouadhibou||Sun 5:56 AM||443 km||275 miles||239 nm|| W|
|Dakhla||Sun 5:56 AM||488 km||303 miles||264 nm|| NW|
|Rosso||Sun 5:56 AM||531 km||330 miles||287 nm|| SW|
|Touba||Sun 5:56 AM||691 km||429 miles||373 nm|| SSW|
|Smara||Sun 5:56 AM||715 km||444 miles||386 nm|| N|
|El Aaiún||Sun 5:56 AM||751 km||467 miles||406 nm|| N|
|Thiès||Sun 5:56 AM||755 km||469 miles||408 nm|| SW|
|Dakar||Sun 5:56 AM||798 km||496 miles||431 nm|| SW|
|Farafenni||Sun 5:56 AM||809 km||502 miles||437 nm|| SSW|
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