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 Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 04:38:00 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: 89%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 04:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 52' ||North|
|Longitude: ||30° 59' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.63 meters/second, 1539.5 km/hour, 956.6 miles/hour or 831.3 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"||15.94 mi||west||0° 00' 05.7"||0.11 mi||south||15.94 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 30.5"||956.40 mi||west||0° 05' 48.6"||6.66 mi||south||956.69 mi|
|24 hours||11° 17' 56.9"||744.06 mi||east||2° 41' 31.5"||185.13 mi||south||771.92 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Sun 3:38 AM||647 km||402 miles||349 nm|| E|
|Praia||Sun 3:38 AM||862 km||536 miles||466 nm|| ESE|
|Dakar||Sun 4:38 AM||1491 km||927 miles||805 nm|| ESE|
|Nouakchott||Sun 4:38 AM||1590 km||988 miles||858 nm|| E|
|Banjul||Sun 4:38 AM||1620 km||1007 miles||875 nm|| ESE|
|Bissau||Sun 4:38 AM||1785 km||1109 miles||964 nm|| ESE|
|Conakry||Sun 4:38 AM||2083 km||1294 miles||1125 nm|| ESE|
|El Aaiún||Sun 4:38 AM||2096 km||1302 miles||1132 nm|| ENE|
|Freetown||Sun 4:38 AM||2184 km||1357 miles||1179 nm|| ESE|
|Azores||Sun 3:38 AM||2306 km||1433 miles||1245 nm|| N|
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