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 Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 02:04:00 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: 99%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 02:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 36' ||North|
|Longitude: ||21° 46' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.86 meters/second, 1533.1 km/hour, 952.6 miles/hour or 827.8 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' 31.5"||15.88 mi||west||0° 00' 05.1"||0.10 mi||north||15.88 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 30.2"||952.40 mi||west||0° 05' 00.7"||5.74 mi||north||952.19 mi|
|24 hours||11° 29' 20.9"||753.42 mi||east||1° 35' 45.8"||109.79 mi||north||757.79 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Santa Maria||Wed 1:04 AM||251 km||156 miles||136 nm|| SSW|
|Mindelo||Wed 1:04 AM||390 km||242 miles||210 nm|| WSW|
|Praia||Wed 1:04 AM||447 km||278 miles||242 nm|| SSW|
|Nouadhibou||Wed 2:04 AM||560 km||348 miles||302 nm|| ENE|
|Nouakchott||Wed 2:04 AM||615 km||382 miles||332 nm|| E|
|Saint-Louis||Wed 2:04 AM||628 km||390 miles||339 nm|| ESE|
|Dakar||Wed 2:04 AM||634 km||394 miles||343 nm|| SE|
|Thiès||Wed 2:04 AM||666 km||414 miles||359 nm|| SE|
|Rosso||Wed 2:04 AM||674 km||419 miles||364 nm|| ESE|
|Touba||Wed 2:04 AM||752 km||467 miles||406 nm|| ESE|
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