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 09:32:00 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 09:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||5° 36' ||North|
|Longitude: ||38° 29' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.07 meters/second, 1609.4 km/hour, 1000.1 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' 30.6"||1000.01 mi||west||0° 11' 20.9"||13.00 mi||south||1000.25 mi|
|24 hours||11° 31' 55.1"||793.95 mi||east||4° 42' 19.0"||323.32 mi||south||859.38 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fortaleza||Thu 6:32 AM||1033 km||642 miles||558 nm|| S|
|Belém||Thu 6:32 AM||1358 km||844 miles||733 nm|| SW|
|Cayenne||Thu 6:32 AM||1537 km||955 miles||830 nm|| W|
|Recife||Thu 6:32 AM||1566 km||973 miles||846 nm|| SSE|
|Paramaribo||Thu 6:32 AM||1848 km||1148 miles||998 nm|| W|
|Praia||Thu 8:32 AM||1935 km||1202 miles||1045 nm|| ENE|
|Salvador||Thu 6:32 AM||2053 km||1275 miles||1108 nm|| S|
|Georgetown||Thu 5:32 AM||2182 km||1356 miles||1178 nm|| W|
|Bridgetown||Thu 5:32 AM||2464 km||1531 miles||1330 nm|| WNW|
|Dakar||Thu 9:32 AM||2513 km||1562 miles||1357 nm|| ENE|
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