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 23:02:00 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 23:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 34' ||North|
|Longitude: ||21° 19' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.32 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"||939.97 mi||west||0° 01' 46.6"||2.04 mi||south||940.07 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 43.7"||758.74 mi||east||1° 09' 11.0"||79.32 mi||south||765.66 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Nouadhibou||Wed 11:02 PM||448 km||278 miles||242 nm|| E|
|Santa Maria||Wed 10:02 PM||469 km||292 miles||253 nm|| SSW|
|Mindelo||Wed 10:02 PM||561 km||349 miles||303 nm|| SW|
|Nouakchott||Wed 11:02 PM||624 km||388 miles||337 nm|| ESE|
|Dakhla||Wed 11:02 PM||655 km||407 miles||354 nm|| ENE|
|Praia||Wed 10:02 PM||667 km||414 miles||360 nm|| SSW|
|Rosso||Wed 11:02 PM||734 km||456 miles||397 nm|| SE|
|Dakar||Wed 11:02 PM||771 km||479 miles||416 nm|| SSE|
|Thiès||Wed 11:02 PM||790 km||491 miles||426 nm|| SE|
|Touba||Wed 11:02 PM||854 km||531 miles||461 nm|| SE|
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