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 18:44:00 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 18:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 34' ||North|
|Longitude: ||26° 53' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.68 meters/second, 1600.9 km/hour, 994.7 miles/hour or 864.4 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' 28.8"||994.67 mi||west||0° 10' 12.3"||11.69 mi||north||994.52 mi|
|24 hours||10° 59' 50.9"||752.28 mi||east||3° 49' 42.7"||263.16 mi||north||792.88 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Thu 5:44 PM||791 km||492 miles||427 nm|| NNE|
|Mindelo||Thu 5:44 PM||942 km||585 miles||509 nm|| NNE|
|Dakar||Thu 6:44 PM||1231 km||765 miles||665 nm|| NE|
|Banjul||Thu 6:44 PM||1248 km||775 miles||674 nm|| ENE|
|Bissau||Thu 6:44 PM||1289 km||801 miles||696 nm|| ENE|
|Conakry||Thu 6:44 PM||1451 km||902 miles||783 nm|| E|
|Freetown||Thu 6:44 PM||1502 km||933 miles||811 nm|| E|
|Nouakchott||Thu 6:44 PM||1580 km||982 miles||853 nm|| NE|
|Monrovia||Thu 6:44 PM||1791 km||1113 miles||967 nm|| E|
|Fortaleza||Thu 3:44 PM||1883 km||1170 miles||1017 nm|| SW|
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