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 08:24:00 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 08:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 36' ||North|
|Longitude: ||36° 56' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.53 meters/second, 1531.9 km/hour, 951.9 miles/hour or 827.2 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"||15.87 mi||west||0° 00' 05.2"||0.10 mi||south||15.87 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 52.1"||951.68 mi||west||0° 05' 19.2"||6.10 mi||south||951.95 mi|
|24 hours||11° 37' 17.1"||762.06 mi||east||2° 32' 26.2"||174.73 mi||south||787.10 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Mon 7:24 AM||1487 km||924 miles||803 nm|| ESE|
|Dakar||Mon 8:24 AM||2125 km||1320 miles||1147 nm|| E|
|Nouakchott||Mon 8:24 AM||2215 km||1376 miles||1196 nm|| E|
|Banjul||Mon 8:24 AM||2251 km||1399 miles||1215 nm|| ESE|
|Cayenne||Mon 5:24 AM||2255 km||1401 miles||1217 nm|| SW|
|Ponta Delgada (Azores) *||Mon 8:24 AM||2388 km||1484 miles||1290 nm|| NNE|
|Bissau||Mon 8:24 AM||2410 km||1498 miles||1301 nm|| ESE|
|Paramaribo||Mon 5:24 AM||2431 km||1511 miles||1313 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Mon 5:24 AM||2478 km||1540 miles||1338 nm|| S|
|Bridgetown||Mon 4:24 AM||2502 km||1555 miles||1351 nm|| W|
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