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, January 21, 2013 at 21:40:00 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: 76%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, January 21, 2013 at 21:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 01' ||North|
|Longitude: ||24° 48' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.01 meters/second, 1519.2 km/hour, 944.0 miles/hour or 820.3 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' 31.1"||15.73 mi||west||0° 00' 03.0"||0.06 mi||north||15.73 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 10.7"||943.76 mi||west||0° 02' 56.3"||3.37 mi||north||943.62 mi|
|24 hours||11° 36' 08.8"||754.23 mi||east||0° 44' 45.6"||51.32 mi||north||754.17 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Mon 8:40 PM||348 km||216 miles||188 nm|| S|
|Santa Maria||Mon 8:40 PM||428 km||266 miles||231 nm|| SSE|
|Praia||Mon 8:40 PM||581 km||361 miles||314 nm|| SSE|
|Nouadhibou||Mon 9:40 PM||816 km||507 miles||440 nm|| E|
|Nouakchott||Mon 9:40 PM||952 km||592 miles||514 nm|| ESE|
|Dakar||Mon 9:40 PM||981 km||610 miles||530 nm|| SE|
|Thiès||Mon 9:40 PM||1016 km||631 miles||549 nm|| ESE|
|Banjul||Mon 9:40 PM||1139 km||708 miles||615 nm|| SE|
|Bissau||Mon 9:40 PM||1337 km||831 miles||722 nm|| SE|
|El Aaiún||Mon 9:40 PM||1421 km||883 miles||767 nm|| NE|
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