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 08:28:00 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 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 03' ||North|
|Longitude: ||26° 17' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.53 meters/second, 1553.5 km/hour, 965.3 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"||965.13 mi||west||0° 07' 26.7"||8.53 mi||south||965.47 mi|
|24 hours||11° 34' 32.2"||769.64 mi||east||3° 20' 57.4"||230.28 mi||south||809.09 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Tue 7:28 AM||167 km||104 miles||90 nm|| NE|
|Praia||Tue 7:28 AM||322 km||200 miles||174 nm|| ESE|
|Santa Maria||Tue 7:28 AM||366 km||227 miles||198 nm|| E|
|Dakar||Tue 8:28 AM||963 km||598 miles||520 nm|| E|
|Thiès||Tue 8:28 AM||1014 km||630 miles||547 nm|| E|
|Banjul||Tue 8:28 AM||1084 km||674 miles||585 nm|| ESE|
|Nouakchott||Tue 8:28 AM||1120 km||696 miles||605 nm|| ENE|
|Bissau||Tue 8:28 AM||1245 km||774 miles||673 nm|| ESE|
|Conakry||Tue 8:28 AM||1544 km||960 miles||834 nm|| ESE|
|Freetown||Tue 8:28 AM||1647 km||1023 miles||889 nm|| ESE|
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