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 07:40:00 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 07:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 40' ||North|
|Longitude: ||26° 18' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.37 meters/second, 1531.3 km/hour, 951.5 miles/hour or 826.9 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"||15.86 mi||west||0° 00' 05.1"||0.10 mi||south||15.86 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 51.9"||951.32 mi||west||0° 05' 15.1"||6.02 mi||south||951.58 mi|
|24 hours||11° 37' 23.8"||761.90 mi||east||2° 30' 52.6"||172.94 mi||south||786.52 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Mon 6:40 AM||241 km||149 miles||130 nm|| SE|
|Santa Maria||Mon 6:40 AM||426 km||265 miles||230 nm|| ESE|
|Praia||Mon 6:40 AM||509 km||317 miles||275 nm|| SE|
|Nouadhibou||Mon 7:40 AM||1002 km||623 miles||541 nm|| ENE|
|Dakar||Mon 7:40 AM||1043 km||648 miles||563 nm|| ESE|
|Nouakchott||Mon 7:40 AM||1092 km||679 miles||590 nm|| E|
|Banjul||Mon 7:40 AM||1189 km||739 miles||642 nm|| ESE|
|Bissau||Mon 7:40 AM||1374 km||854 miles||742 nm|| ESE|
|El Aaiún||Mon 7:40 AM||1638 km||1018 miles||884 nm|| NE|
|Conakry||Mon 7:40 AM||1693 km||1052 miles||914 nm|| SE|
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