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 08:28:00 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: 47%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||10° 04' ||North|
|Longitude: ||34° 18' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.48 meters/second, 1592.9 km/hour, 989.8 miles/hour or 860.1 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"||16.50 mi||west||0° 00' 10.0"||0.19 mi||south||16.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 51.5"||989.72 mi||west||0° 10' 04.4"||11.54 mi||south||990.04 mi|
|24 hours||11° 18' 17.6"||770.01 mi||east||4° 16' 39.0"||293.98 mi||south||828.30 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Wed 7:28 AM||1288 km||800 miles||695 nm|| ENE|
|Fortaleza||Wed 5:28 AM||1601 km||995 miles||864 nm|| SSW|
|Dakar||Wed 8:28 AM||1902 km||1182 miles||1027 nm|| ENE|
|Banjul||Wed 8:28 AM||1966 km||1222 miles||1062 nm|| ENE|
|Recife||Wed 5:28 AM||2011 km||1249 miles||1086 nm|| S|
|Belém||Wed 5:28 AM||2024 km||1258 miles||1093 nm|| SW|
|Bissau||Wed 8:28 AM||2054 km||1276 miles||1109 nm|| E|
|Cayenne||Wed 5:28 AM||2070 km||1286 miles||1117 nm|| WSW|
|Nouakchott||Wed 8:28 AM||2165 km||1345 miles||1169 nm|| ENE|
|Conakry||Wed 8:28 AM||2258 km||1403 miles||1219 nm|| E|
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