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 08:10:00 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 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 37' ||North|
|Longitude: ||33° 33' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.48 meters/second, 1531.7 km/hour, 951.8 miles/hour or 827.1 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' 30.8"||15.86 mi||west||0° 00' 05.2"||0.10 mi||south||15.86 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 52.1"||951.56 mi||west||0° 05' 18.0"||6.07 mi||south||951.83 mi|
|24 hours||11° 37' 19.1"||762.01 mi||east||2° 31' 56.5"||174.16 mi||south||786.91 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Mon 7:10 AM||928 km||577 miles||501 nm|| E|
|Praia||Mon 7:10 AM||1145 km||712 miles||618 nm|| ESE|
|Dakar||Mon 8:10 AM||1774 km||1102 miles||958 nm|| ESE|
|Nouakchott||Mon 8:10 AM||1858 km||1154 miles||1003 nm|| E|
|Banjul||Mon 8:10 AM||1904 km||1183 miles||1028 nm|| ESE|
|Bissau||Mon 8:10 AM||2068 km||1285 miles||1117 nm|| ESE|
|Ponta Delgada (Azores) *||Mon 8:10 AM||2254 km||1400 miles||1217 nm|| NNE|
|El Aaiún||Mon 8:10 AM||2288 km||1422 miles||1235 nm|| ENE|
|Conakry||Mon 8:10 AM||2365 km||1470 miles||1277 nm|| ESE|
|Freetown||Mon 8:10 AM||2465 km||1532 miles||1331 nm|| ESE|
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