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 08:14:00 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 08:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 37' ||North|
|Longitude: ||34° 31' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.50 meters/second, 1531.8 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"||951.60 mi||west||0° 05' 18.3"||6.08 mi||south||951.86 mi|
|24 hours||11° 37' 18.5"||762.03 mi||east||2° 32' 05.0"||174.32 mi||south||786.97 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Mon 7:14 AM||1242 km||772 miles||671 nm|| ESE|
|Dakar||Mon 8:14 AM||1874 km||1164 miles||1012 nm|| E|
|Nouakchott||Mon 8:14 AM||1960 km||1218 miles||1058 nm|| E|
|Banjul||Mon 8:14 AM||2002 km||1244 miles||1081 nm|| ESE|
|Bissau||Mon 8:14 AM||2165 km||1345 miles||1169 nm|| ESE|
|Azores *||Mon 8:14 AM||2293 km||1425 miles||1238 nm|| NNE|
|El Aaiún||Mon 8:14 AM||2379 km||1478 miles||1284 nm|| ENE|
|Cayenne||Mon 5:14 AM||2457 km||1527 miles||1327 nm|| SW|
|Conakry||Mon 8:14 AM||2460 km||1528 miles||1328 nm|| ESE|
|Fortaleza||Mon 5:14 AM||2513 km||1562 miles||1357 nm|| S|
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