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 Monday, December 24, 2012 at 22:40:00 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: 90%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, December 24, 2012 at 22:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 12' ||North|
|Longitude: ||20° 39' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.33 meters/second, 1527.6 km/hour, 949.2 miles/hour or 824.8 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"||15.82 mi||west||0° 00' 04.3"||0.08 mi||north||15.82 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 29.0"||948.96 mi||west||0° 04' 19.2"||4.95 mi||north||948.77 mi|
|24 hours||11° 30' 42.5"||752.20 mi||east||1° 18' 59.9"||90.57 mi||north||754.58 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Santa Maria||Mon 9:40 PM||373 km||232 miles||202 nm|| SW|
|Nouadhibou||Mon 10:40 PM||425 km||264 miles||230 nm|| ENE|
|Nouakchott||Mon 10:40 PM||509 km||316 miles||275 nm|| ESE|
|Mindelo||Mon 9:40 PM||525 km||326 miles||283 nm|| WSW|
|Praia||Mon 9:40 PM||563 km||350 miles||304 nm|| SSW|
|Saint-Louis||Mon 10:40 PM||563 km||350 miles||304 nm|| SE|
|Rosso||Mon 10:40 PM||594 km||369 miles||321 nm|| ESE|
|Dakar||Mon 10:40 PM||607 km||377 miles||328 nm|| SE|
|Thiès||Mon 10:40 PM||628 km||390 miles||339 nm|| SE|
|Dakhla||Mon 10:40 PM||698 km||434 miles||377 nm|| NE|
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