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 08:38:00 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 08:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 46' ||North|
|Longitude: ||25° 25' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.95 meters/second, 1609.0 km/hour, 999.8 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' 11.2"||0.22 mi||south||16.66 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 31.9"||999.74 mi||west||0° 11' 18.6"||12.95 mi||south||999.99 mi|
|24 hours||11° 31' 13.2"||792.91 mi||east||4° 41' 35.9"||322.50 mi||south||858.19 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Thu 7:38 AM||1033 km||642 miles||558 nm|| NNE|
|Bissau||Thu 8:38 AM||1274 km||791 miles||688 nm|| ENE|
|Banjul||Thu 8:38 AM||1289 km||801 miles||696 nm|| NE|
|Dakar||Thu 8:38 AM||1316 km||818 miles||711 nm|| NE|
|Conakry||Thu 8:38 AM||1355 km||842 miles||732 nm|| ENE|
|Freetown||Thu 8:38 AM||1378 km||856 miles||744 nm|| ENE|
|Monrovia||Thu 8:38 AM||1618 km||1005 miles||873 nm|| E|
|Nouakchott||Thu 8:38 AM||1705 km||1060 miles||921 nm|| NE|
|Fortaleza||Thu 5:38 AM||1803 km||1121 miles||974 nm|| SW|
|Recife||Thu 5:38 AM||1859 km||1155 miles||1004 nm|| SW|
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