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, November 7, 2012 at 08:10:00 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: 47%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||10° 07' ||North|
|Longitude: ||29° 56' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.41 meters/second, 1592.7 km/hour, 989.6 miles/hour or 860.0 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' 31.8"||16.49 mi||west||0° 00' 10.0"||0.19 mi||south||16.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 51.6"||989.56 mi||west||0° 10' 03.3"||11.52 mi||south||989.89 mi|
|24 hours||11° 18' 11.8"||769.78 mi||east||4° 16' 16.8"||293.55 mi||south||827.95 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Wed 7:10 AM||876 km||544 miles||473 nm|| NE|
|Mindelo||Wed 7:10 AM||920 km||572 miles||497 nm|| NE|
|Dakar||Wed 8:10 AM||1449 km||900 miles||782 nm|| ENE|
|Banjul||Wed 8:10 AM||1501 km||933 miles||811 nm|| ENE|
|Bissau||Wed 8:10 AM||1580 km||982 miles||853 nm|| E|
|Nouakchott||Wed 8:10 AM||1744 km||1084 miles||942 nm|| ENE|
|Conakry||Wed 8:10 AM||1781 km||1106 miles||961 nm|| E|
|Fortaleza||Wed 5:10 AM||1809 km||1124 miles||977 nm|| SSW|
|Freetown||Wed 8:10 AM||1843 km||1145 miles||995 nm|| E|
|Recife||Wed 5:10 AM||2088 km||1298 miles||1128 nm|| SSW|
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