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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 06:36:00 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: 50%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 45' ||North|
|Longitude: ||10° 49' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.14 meters/second, 1530.5 km/hour, 951.0 miles/hour or 826.4 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' 30.9"||15.85 mi||west||0° 00' 05.1"||0.10 mi||south||15.85 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 51.5"||950.79 mi||west||0° 05' 09.2"||5.91 mi||south||951.05 mi|
|24 hours||11° 37' 33.8"||761.67 mi||east||2° 28' 36.1"||170.34 mi||south||785.67 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Nouakchott||Mon 6:36 AM||551 km||342 miles||297 nm|| W|
|Rosso||Mon 6:36 AM||585 km||363 miles||316 nm|| WSW|
|Touba||Mon 6:36 AM||690 km||429 miles||373 nm|| SW|
|Nouadhibou||Mon 6:36 AM||695 km||432 miles||375 nm|| WNW|
|Bamako||Mon 6:36 AM||740 km||460 miles||400 nm|| SSE|
|Dakhla||Mon 6:36 AM||763 km||474 miles||412 nm|| NW|
|Farafenni||Mon 6:36 AM||768 km||477 miles||415 nm|| SW|
|Thiès||Mon 6:36 AM||785 km||488 miles||424 nm|| WSW|
|Gabú||Mon 6:36 AM||804 km||500 miles||434 nm|| SSW|
|Bafatá||Mon 6:36 AM||837 km||520 miles||452 nm|| SSW|
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