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 21:52:00 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 21:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 02' ||North|
|Longitude: ||27° 42' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.98 meters/second, 1519.1 km/hour, 943.9 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' 10.5"||943.70 mi||west||0° 02' 55.1"||3.35 mi||north||943.56 mi|
|24 hours||11° 36' 13.2"||754.26 mi||east||0° 44' 18.5"||50.80 mi||north||754.19 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Mon 8:52 PM||451 km||280 miles||244 nm|| SE|
|Santa Maria||Mon 8:52 PM||633 km||393 miles||342 nm|| SE|
|Praia||Mon 8:52 PM||720 km||447 miles||389 nm|| SE|
|Dakar||Mon 9:52 PM||1242 km||772 miles||670 nm|| ESE|
|Nouakchott||Mon 9:52 PM||1252 km||778 miles||676 nm|| E|
|Banjul||Mon 9:52 PM||1391 km||865 miles||751 nm|| ESE|
|Bissau||Mon 9:52 PM||1580 km||982 miles||853 nm|| ESE|
|El Aaiún||Mon 9:52 PM||1675 km||1041 miles||904 nm|| ENE|
|Conakry||Mon 9:52 PM||1902 km||1182 miles||1027 nm|| SE|
|Ponta Delgada (Azores)||Mon 8:52 PM||1972 km||1226 miles||1065 nm|| N|
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