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 02:46:00 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: 98%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 39' ||North|
|Longitude: ||31° 56' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.71 meters/second, 1532.6 km/hour, 952.3 miles/hour or 827.5 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' 31.5"||15.87 mi||west||0° 00' 05.0"||0.10 mi||north||15.87 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 29.4"||952.06 mi||west||0° 04' 57.0"||5.68 mi||north||951.85 mi|
|24 hours||11° 29' 39.6"||753.50 mi||east||1° 34' 15.1"||108.06 mi||north||757.67 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Wed 1:46 AM||763 km||474 miles||412 nm|| ESE|
|Praia||Wed 1:46 AM||988 km||614 miles||534 nm|| ESE|
|Dakar||Wed 2:46 AM||1608 km||999 miles||868 nm|| ESE|
|Nouakchott||Wed 2:46 AM||1687 km||1048 miles||911 nm|| E|
|Banjul||Wed 2:46 AM||1741 km||1082 miles||940 nm|| ESE|
|Bissau||Wed 2:46 AM||1909 km||1186 miles||1031 nm|| ESE|
|El Aaiún||Wed 2:46 AM||2137 km||1328 miles||1154 nm|| ENE|
|Ponta Delgada (Azores)||Wed 1:46 AM||2202 km||1368 miles||1189 nm|| NNE|
|Conakry||Wed 2:46 AM||2210 km||1374 miles||1194 nm|| ESE|
|Freetown||Wed 2:46 AM||2313 km||1437 miles||1249 nm|| ESE|
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