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 09:20:00 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 09:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 56' ||North|
|Longitude: ||38° 52' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.76 meters/second, 1554.3 km/hour, 965.8 miles/hour or 839.3 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"||16.10 mi||west||0° 00' 07.4"||0.14 mi||south||16.10 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 01.7"||965.66 mi||west||0° 07' 31.0"||8.62 mi||south||966.00 mi|
|24 hours||11° 34' 29.5"||770.00 mi||east||3° 22' 35.8"||232.16 mi||south||809.98 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Tue 8:20 AM||1651 km||1026 miles||892 nm|| E|
|Cayenne||Tue 6:20 AM||1910 km||1187 miles||1031 nm|| SW|
|Paramaribo||Tue 6:20 AM||2102 km||1306 miles||1135 nm|| WSW|
|Fortaleza||Tue 6:20 AM||2178 km||1353 miles||1176 nm|| S|
|Belém||Tue 6:20 AM||2195 km||1364 miles||1185 nm|| SSW|
|Bridgetown||Tue 5:20 AM||2257 km||1403 miles||1219 nm|| W|
|Dakar||Tue 9:20 AM||2305 km||1432 miles||1245 nm|| E|
|Georgetown||Tue 5:20 AM||2333 km||1450 miles||1260 nm|| WSW|
|Castries||Tue 5:20 AM||2387 km||1483 miles||1289 nm|| W|
|Fort-de-France||Tue 5:20 AM||2389 km||1484 miles||1290 nm|| W|
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