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 Tuesday, October 9, 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: 40%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 05' ||North|
|Longitude: ||21° 56' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.45 meters/second, 1553.2 km/hour, 965.1 miles/hour or 838.7 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"||16.09 mi||west||0° 00' 07.4"||0.14 mi||south||16.09 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 01.2"||964.95 mi||west||0° 07' 25.1"||8.50 mi||south||965.29 mi|
|24 hours||11° 34' 33.1"||769.51 mi||east||3° 20' 23.2"||229.63 mi||south||808.78 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Santa Maria||Tue 7:10 AM||119 km||74 miles||64 nm|| WNW|
|Praia||Tue 7:10 AM||214 km||133 miles||115 nm|| SW|
|Mindelo||Tue 7:10 AM||338 km||210 miles||183 nm|| WNW|
|Dakar||Tue 8:10 AM||508 km||315 miles||274 nm|| ESE|
|Thiès||Tue 8:10 AM||555 km||345 miles||300 nm|| ESE|
|Serekunda||Tue 8:10 AM||636 km||395 miles||344 nm|| ESE|
|Banjul||Tue 8:10 AM||646 km||402 miles||349 nm|| ESE|
|Rosso||Tue 8:10 AM||656 km||408 miles||354 nm|| E|
|Touba||Tue 8:10 AM||663 km||412 miles||358 nm|| E|
|Nouakchott||Tue 8:10 AM||671 km||417 miles||362 nm|| ENE|
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