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, January 17, 2013 at 18:34:00 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: 38%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 18:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 33' ||North|
|Longitude: ||24° 27' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.72 meters/second, 1601.0 km/hour, 994.8 miles/hour or 864.5 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' 32.4"||16.58 mi||west||0° 00' 10.2"||0.20 mi||north||16.58 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 28.6"||994.75 mi||west||0° 10' 12.8"||11.70 mi||north||994.59 mi|
|24 hours||10° 59' 50.9"||752.34 mi||east||3° 49' 56.3"||263.42 mi||north||793.03 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Thu 5:34 PM||712 km||442 miles||384 nm|| N|
|Mindelo||Thu 5:34 PM||924 km||574 miles||499 nm|| N|
|Ziguinchor||Thu 6:34 PM||1000 km||621 miles||540 nm|| ENE|
|Serekunda||Thu 6:34 PM||1007 km||626 miles||544 nm|| ENE|
|Banjul||Thu 6:34 PM||1017 km||632 miles||549 nm|| ENE|
|Dakar||Thu 6:34 PM||1022 km||635 miles||552 nm|| NE|
|Bissau||Thu 6:34 PM||1039 km||645 miles||561 nm|| ENE|
|Conakry||Thu 6:34 PM||1186 km||737 miles||640 nm|| E|
|Freetown||Thu 6:34 PM||1235 km||767 miles||667 nm|| E|
|Nouakchott||Thu 6:34 PM||1398 km||869 miles||755 nm|| NE|
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