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 08:30:00 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 08:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 35' ||North|
|Longitude: ||38° 23' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.55 meters/second, 1532.0 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"||951.73 mi||west||0° 05' 19.8"||6.11 mi||south||952.00 mi|
|24 hours||11° 37' 16.0"||762.08 mi||east||2° 32' 38.9"||174.97 mi||south||787.18 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Mon 7:30 AM||1636 km||1017 miles||884 nm|| ESE|
|Cayenne||Mon 5:30 AM||2140 km||1329 miles||1155 nm|| SW|
|Dakar||Mon 8:30 AM||2276 km||1414 miles||1229 nm|| E|
|Paramaribo||Mon 5:30 AM||2305 km||1432 miles||1244 nm|| SW|
|Bridgetown||Mon 4:30 AM||2351 km||1461 miles||1270 nm|| WSW|
|Nouakchott||Mon 8:30 AM||2368 km||1472 miles||1279 nm|| E|
|Banjul||Mon 8:30 AM||2401 km||1492 miles||1296 nm|| E|
|Ponta Delgada (Azores) *||Mon 8:30 AM||2457 km||1527 miles||1327 nm|| NNE|
|Fort-de-France||Mon 4:30 AM||2458 km||1528 miles||1327 nm|| W|
|Castries||Mon 4:30 AM||2465 km||1532 miles||1331 nm|| W|
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