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 06:46:00 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 06:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 20' ||North|
|Longitude: ||24° 55' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.95 meters/second, 1515.4 km/hour, 941.6 miles/hour or 818.3 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||15.70 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 43.9"||941.39 mi||west||0° 02' 53.4"||3.32 mi||south||941.54 mi|
|24 hours||11° 41' 08.8"||758.13 mi||east||1° 35' 49.6"||109.87 mi||south||769.81 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Sun 5:46 AM||382 km||237 miles||206 nm|| S|
|Santa Maria||Sun 5:46 AM||465 km||289 miles||251 nm|| SSE|
|Praia||Sun 5:46 AM||618 km||384 miles||334 nm|| SSE|
|Nouadhibou||Sun 6:46 AM||824 km||512 miles||445 nm|| E|
|Nouakchott||Sun 6:46 AM||972 km||604 miles||525 nm|| ESE|
|Dakhla||Sun 6:46 AM||999 km||621 miles||539 nm|| ENE|
|Dakar||Sun 6:46 AM||1012 km||629 miles||546 nm|| SE|
|Banjul||Sun 6:46 AM||1170 km||727 miles||632 nm|| SE|
|Bissau||Sun 6:46 AM||1369 km||851 miles||739 nm|| SE|
|El Aaiún||Sun 6:46 AM||1412 km||877 miles||762 nm|| NE|
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