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 Friday, December 28, 2012 at 01:20:00 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: 100%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, December 28, 2012 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 18' ||North|
|Longitude: ||24° 26' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.06 meters/second, 1515.8 km/hour, 941.9 miles/hour or 818.5 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' 30.6"||15.70 mi||west||0° 00' 02.7"||0.05 mi||south||15.70 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 44.0"||941.65 mi||west||0° 02' 46.0"||3.17 mi||south||941.80 mi|
|24 hours||11° 38' 53.4"||755.90 mi||east||1° 32' 17.8"||105.82 mi||south||766.88 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Fri 12:20 AM||382 km||237 miles||206 nm|| S|
|Santa Maria||Fri 12:20 AM||439 km||273 miles||237 nm|| SSE|
|Praia||Fri 12:20 AM||603 km||375 miles||326 nm|| S|
|Nouadhibou||Fri 1:20 AM||774 km||481 miles||418 nm|| E|
|Nouakchott||Fri 1:20 AM||922 km||573 miles||498 nm|| ESE|
|Dakhla||Fri 1:20 AM||955 km||593 miles||515 nm|| ENE|
|Dakar||Fri 1:20 AM||969 km||602 miles||523 nm|| SE|
|Thiès||Fri 1:20 AM||1002 km||623 miles||541 nm|| SE|
|Rosso||Fri 1:20 AM||1003 km||623 miles||542 nm|| ESE|
|Banjul||Fri 1:20 AM||1129 km||701 miles||609 nm|| SE|
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