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 Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 22:52:00 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: 90%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 22:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 34' ||North|
|Longitude: ||18° 54' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.30 meters/second, 1513.1 km/hour, 940.2 miles/hour or 817.0 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' 30.6"||15.67 mi||west||0° 00' 01.7"||0.03 mi||south||15.67 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 40.7"||939.94 mi||west||0° 01' 45.7"||2.02 mi||south||940.04 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 44.9"||758.74 mi||east||1° 08' 48.1"||78.89 mi||south||765.60 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Nouadhibou||Wed 10:52 PM||199 km||123 miles||107 nm|| ENE|
|Nouakchott||Wed 10:52 PM||412 km||256 miles||222 nm|| SE|
|Dakhla||Wed 10:52 PM||462 km||287 miles||250 nm|| NE|
|Rosso||Wed 10:52 PM||555 km||345 miles||300 nm|| SE|
|Santa Maria||Wed 9:52 PM||609 km||379 miles||329 nm|| SW|
|Dakar||Wed 10:52 PM||670 km||417 miles||362 nm|| SSE|
|Thiès||Wed 10:52 PM||672 km||417 miles||363 nm|| SSE|
|Touba||Wed 10:52 PM||707 km||440 miles||382 nm|| SSE|
|Mindelo||Wed 9:52 PM||760 km||472 miles||410 nm|| WSW|
|Praia||Wed 9:52 PM||794 km||493 miles||429 nm|| SW|
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