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 06:26:00 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 06:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 21' ||North|
|Longitude: ||20° 05' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.90 meters/second, 1515.3 km/hour, 941.5 miles/hour or 818.2 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"||941.29 mi||west||0° 02' 51.6"||3.28 mi||south||941.44 mi|
|24 hours||11° 41' 11.4"||758.10 mi||east||1° 35' 04.0"||108.99 mi||south||769.63 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Nouadhibou||Sun 6:26 AM||324 km||201 miles||175 nm|| ENE|
|Nouakchott||Sun 6:26 AM||499 km||310 miles||269 nm|| ESE|
|Santa Maria||Sun 5:26 AM||512 km||318 miles||276 nm|| SW|
|Dakhla||Sun 6:26 AM||566 km||352 miles||305 nm|| NE|
|Saint-Louis||Sun 6:26 AM||610 km||379 miles||329 nm|| SE|
|Rosso||Sun 6:26 AM||620 km||385 miles||335 nm|| SE|
|Mindelo||Sun 5:26 AM||644 km||400 miles||348 nm|| SW|
|Dakar||Sun 6:26 AM||689 km||428 miles||372 nm|| SSE|
|Thiès||Sun 6:26 AM||700 km||435 miles||378 nm|| SSE|
|Praia||Sun 5:26 AM||703 km||437 miles||380 nm|| SSW|
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