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 Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 10:28:00 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: 20%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 10:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 17' ||North|
|Longitude: ||32° 09' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.20 meters/second, 1599.1 km/hour, 993.7 miles/hour or 863.5 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' 30.8"||16.56 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||south||16.56 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 52.1"||993.58 mi||west||0° 11' 01.5"||12.63 mi||south||993.89 mi|
|24 hours||11° 44' 32.0"||803.82 mi||east||4° 38' 18.8"||318.76 mi||south||868.29 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Thu 9:28 AM||1193 km||741 miles||644 nm|| NE|
|Fortaleza||Thu 7:28 AM||1511 km||939 miles||816 nm|| SSW|
|Dakar||Thu 10:28 AM||1753 km||1089 miles||946 nm|| ENE|
|Banjul||Thu 10:28 AM||1795 km||1115 miles||969 nm|| ENE|
|Recife||Thu 7:28 AM||1837 km||1142 miles||992 nm|| S|
|Bissau||Thu 10:28 AM||1857 km||1154 miles||1003 nm|| ENE|
|Conakry||Thu 10:28 AM||2032 km||1262 miles||1097 nm|| E|
|Nouakchott||Thu 10:28 AM||2058 km||1279 miles||1111 nm|| ENE|
|Freetown||Thu 10:28 AM||2082 km||1294 miles||1124 nm|| E|
|Belém||Thu 7:28 AM||2109 km||1310 miles||1139 nm|| WSW|
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