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 31, 2012 at 03:46:00 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: 93%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, December 31, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||12° 53' ||North|
|Longitude: ||25° 25' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.26 meters/second, 1577.7 km/hour, 980.4 miles/hour or 851.9 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' 32.0"||16.34 mi||west||0° 00' 08.7"||0.17 mi||south||16.34 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 09.2"||980.26 mi||west||0° 08' 50.7"||10.13 mi||south||980.60 mi|
|24 hours||11° 03' 53.1"||746.22 mi||east||3° 48' 05.1"||261.30 mi||south||795.44 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Mon 2:46 AM||305 km||189 miles||165 nm|| NE|
|Mindelo||Mon 2:46 AM||446 km||277 miles||241 nm|| N|
|Santa Maria||Mon 2:46 AM||492 km||306 miles||266 nm|| NNE|
|Dakar||Mon 3:46 AM||886 km||550 miles||478 nm|| ENE|
|Thiès||Mon 3:46 AM||942 km||585 miles||509 nm|| ENE|
|Serekunda||Mon 3:46 AM||949 km||590 miles||512 nm|| E|
|Banjul||Mon 3:46 AM||961 km||597 miles||519 nm|| E|
|Ziguinchor||Mon 3:46 AM||993 km||617 miles||536 nm|| E|
|Bissau||Mon 3:46 AM||1075 km||668 miles||581 nm|| E|
|Nouakchott||Mon 3:46 AM||1165 km||724 miles||629 nm|| ENE|
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