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, November 8, 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: 37%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 48' ||North|
|Longitude: ||22° 59' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.92 meters/second, 1608.9 km/hour, 999.7 miles/hour or 868.8 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"||16.66 mi||west||0° 00' 11.3"||0.22 mi||south||16.66 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 32.0"||999.69 mi||west||0° 11' 18.1"||12.95 mi||south||999.93 mi|
|24 hours||11° 31' 05.6"||792.72 mi||east||4° 41' 27.8"||322.35 mi||south||857.98 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Thu 7:28 AM||1011 km||628 miles||546 nm|| N|
|Bissau||Thu 8:28 AM||1055 km||655 miles||570 nm|| NE|
|Banjul||Thu 8:28 AM||1101 km||684 miles||594 nm|| NE|
|Conakry||Thu 8:28 AM||1103 km||685 miles||595 nm|| ENE|
|Freetown||Thu 8:28 AM||1118 km||694 miles||603 nm|| ENE|
|Dakar||Thu 8:28 AM||1155 km||718 miles||624 nm|| NNE|
|Monrovia||Thu 8:28 AM||1350 km||839 miles||729 nm|| E|
|Nouakchott||Thu 8:28 AM||1558 km||968 miles||841 nm|| NNE|
|Bamako||Thu 8:28 AM||1812 km||1126 miles||978 nm|| ENE|
|Yamoussoukro||Thu 8:28 AM||1963 km||1220 miles||1060 nm|| E|
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