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 09:00:00 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 09:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 59' ||North|
|Longitude: ||34° 02' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.67 meters/second, 1554.0 km/hour, 965.6 miles/hour or 839.1 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' 01.6"||965.46 mi||west||0° 07' 29.4"||8.58 mi||south||965.79 mi|
|24 hours||11° 34' 30.5"||769.86 mi||east||3° 21' 58.1"||231.44 mi||south||809.64 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Tue 8:00 AM||971 km||603 miles||524 nm|| E|
|Praia||Tue 8:00 AM||1134 km||705 miles||612 nm|| E|
|Dakar||Tue 9:00 AM||1788 km||1111 miles||965 nm|| E|
|Banjul||Tue 9:00 AM||1900 km||1180 miles||1026 nm|| E|
|Nouakchott||Tue 9:00 AM||1935 km||1202 miles||1045 nm|| E|
|Bissau||Tue 9:00 AM||2044 km||1270 miles||1104 nm|| E|
|Fortaleza||Tue 6:00 AM||2239 km||1391 miles||1209 nm|| SSW|
|Conakry||Tue 9:00 AM||2318 km||1440 miles||1251 nm|| ESE|
|Cayenne||Tue 6:00 AM||2344 km||1456 miles||1266 nm|| WSW|
|Freetown||Tue 9:00 AM||2407 km||1496 miles||1300 nm|| ESE|
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