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 08:20:00 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 08:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 04' ||North|
|Longitude: ||24° 21' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.49 meters/second, 1553.4 km/hour, 965.2 miles/hour or 838.8 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' 01.4"||965.05 mi||west||0° 07' 26.0"||8.52 mi||south||965.39 mi|
|24 hours||11° 34' 32.5"||769.58 mi||east||3° 20' 42.3"||229.99 mi||south||808.95 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Tue 7:20 AM||113 km||70 miles||61 nm|| NW|
|Praia||Tue 7:20 AM||155 km||97 miles||84 nm|| SE|
|Santa Maria||Tue 7:20 AM||165 km||103 miles||89 nm|| ENE|
|Dakar||Tue 8:20 AM||759 km||471 miles||410 nm|| E|
|Thiès||Tue 8:20 AM||809 km||503 miles||437 nm|| E|
|Serekunda||Tue 8:20 AM||875 km||544 miles||473 nm|| ESE|
|Banjul||Tue 8:20 AM||886 km||550 miles||478 nm|| ESE|
|Rosso||Tue 8:20 AM||915 km||568 miles||494 nm|| E|
|Nouakchott||Tue 8:20 AM||919 km||571 miles||496 nm|| ENE|
|Touba||Tue 8:20 AM||919 km||571 miles||496 nm|| E|
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