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 Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 20:40:00 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: 68%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 20:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 19' ||North|
|Longitude: ||21° 42' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.63 meters/second, 1535.9 km/hour, 954.3 miles/hour or 829.3 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' 31.6"||15.91 mi||west||0° 00' 05.1"||0.10 mi||north||15.91 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 40.9"||954.12 mi||west||0° 05' 08.1"||5.89 mi||north||953.91 mi|
|24 hours||11° 25' 17.8"||750.19 mi||east||1° 39' 22.9"||113.94 mi||north||755.14 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Santa Maria||Sun 7:40 PM||230 km||143 miles||124 nm|| SW|
|Mindelo||Sun 7:40 PM||383 km||238 miles||207 nm|| WSW|
|Praia||Sun 7:40 PM||423 km||263 miles||229 nm|| SSW|
|Nouadhibou||Sun 8:40 PM||569 km||353 miles||307 nm|| ENE|
|Nouakchott||Sun 8:40 PM||605 km||376 miles||327 nm|| E|
|Saint-Louis||Sun 8:40 PM||608 km||378 miles||328 nm|| ESE|
|Dakar||Sun 8:40 PM||608 km||378 miles||328 nm|| SE|
|Thiès||Sun 8:40 PM||641 km||398 miles||346 nm|| SE|
|Rosso||Sun 8:40 PM||657 km||408 miles||355 nm|| ESE|
|Touba||Sun 8:40 PM||729 km||453 miles||394 nm|| ESE|
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