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 18:46:00 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: 38%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 18:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 35' ||North|
|Longitude: ||27° 22' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.68 meters/second, 1600.8 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"||994.66 mi||west||0° 10' 12.1"||11.69 mi||north||994.50 mi|
|24 hours||10° 59' 50.9"||752.27 mi||east||3° 49' 40.0"||263.11 mi||north||792.85 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Thu 5:46 PM||817 km||507 miles||441 nm|| NNE|
|Mindelo||Thu 5:46 PM||954 km||593 miles||515 nm|| NNE|
|Dakar||Thu 6:46 PM||1275 km||792 miles||688 nm|| ENE|
|Banjul||Thu 6:46 PM||1296 km||805 miles||700 nm|| ENE|
|Bissau||Thu 6:46 PM||1340 km||833 miles||724 nm|| ENE|
|Conakry||Thu 6:46 PM||1504 km||935 miles||812 nm|| E|
|Freetown||Thu 6:46 PM||1555 km||966 miles||840 nm|| E|
|Nouakchott||Thu 6:46 PM||1619 km||1006 miles||874 nm|| NE|
|Monrovia||Thu 6:46 PM||1844 km||1146 miles||996 nm|| E|
|Fortaleza||Thu 3:46 PM||1847 km||1148 miles||997 nm|| SW|
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