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 07:36:00 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 07:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 18' ||North|
|Longitude: ||37° 01' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.06 meters/second, 1515.8 km/hour, 941.9 miles/hour or 818.5 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' 30.7"||15.70 mi||west||0° 00' 02.9"||0.06 mi||south||15.70 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 44.1"||941.64 mi||west||0° 02' 58.3"||3.41 mi||south||941.79 mi|
|24 hours||11° 41' 02.5"||758.21 mi||east||1° 37' 43.4"||112.04 mi||south||770.27 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Sun 6:36 AM||1550 km||963 miles||837 nm|| ESE|
|Dakar||Sun 7:36 AM||2169 km||1348 miles||1171 nm|| ESE|
|Ponta Delgada (Azores) *||Sun 7:36 AM||2223 km||1381 miles||1200 nm|| NNE|
|Nouakchott||Sun 7:36 AM||2224 km||1382 miles||1201 nm|| E|
|Banjul||Sun 7:36 AM||2303 km||1431 miles||1244 nm|| ESE|
|Cayenne||Sun 4:36 AM||2375 km||1476 miles||1282 nm|| SW|
|Bissau||Sun 7:36 AM||2472 km||1536 miles||1335 nm|| ESE|
|Paramaribo||Sun 4:36 AM||2533 km||1574 miles||1368 nm|| SW|
|Bridgetown||Sun 3:36 AM||2536 km||1576 miles||1369 nm|| WSW|
|El Aaiún||Sun 7:36 AM||2539 km||1578 miles||1371 nm|| ENE|
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