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 08:30:00 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: 40%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 08:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 03' ||North|
|Longitude: ||26° 46' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.54 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"||965.15 mi||west||0° 07' 26.8"||8.54 mi||south||965.49 mi|
|24 hours||11° 34' 32.0"||769.65 mi||east||3° 21' 01.2"||230.35 mi||south||809.12 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Tue 7:30 AM||212 km||132 miles||114 nm|| ENE|
|Praia||Tue 7:30 AM||371 km||230 miles||200 nm|| ESE|
|Santa Maria||Tue 7:30 AM||417 km||259 miles||225 nm|| E|
|Dakar||Tue 8:30 AM||1014 km||630 miles||547 nm|| E|
|Banjul||Tue 8:30 AM||1134 km||705 miles||613 nm|| ESE|
|Nouakchott||Tue 8:30 AM||1170 km||727 miles||632 nm|| ENE|
|Bissau||Tue 8:30 AM||1294 km||804 miles||699 nm|| ESE|
|Conakry||Tue 8:30 AM||1591 km||988 miles||859 nm|| ESE|
|Freetown||Tue 8:30 AM||1692 km||1051 miles||914 nm|| ESE|
|El Aaiún||Tue 8:30 AM||1864 km||1158 miles||1007 nm|| NE|
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