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 09:28:00 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: 36%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 09:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 36' ||North|
|Longitude: ||37° 31' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.06 meters/second, 1609.4 km/hour, 1000.0 miles/hour or 869.0 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' 31.5"||16.67 mi||west||0° 00' 11.2"||0.22 mi||south||16.67 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 30.7"||999.99 mi||west||0° 11' 20.7"||12.99 mi||south||1000.23 mi|
|24 hours||11° 31' 52.0"||793.87 mi||east||4° 42' 15.9"||323.26 mi||south||859.29 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fortaleza||Thu 6:28 AM||1041 km||647 miles||562 nm|| S|
|Belém||Thu 6:28 AM||1448 km||900 miles||782 nm|| WSW|
|Recife||Thu 6:28 AM||1544 km||959 miles||833 nm|| S|
|Cayenne||Thu 6:28 AM||1644 km||1022 miles||888 nm|| W|
|Praia||Thu 8:28 AM||1845 km||1147 miles||996 nm|| NE|
|Paramaribo||Thu 6:28 AM||1955 km||1215 miles||1056 nm|| W|
|Salvador||Thu 6:28 AM||2057 km||1278 miles||1111 nm|| S|
|Georgetown||Thu 5:28 AM||2289 km||1422 miles||1236 nm|| W|
|Dakar||Thu 9:28 AM||2416 km||1501 miles||1304 nm|| ENE|
|Banjul||Thu 9:28 AM||2455 km||1525 miles||1326 nm|| ENE|
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