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, May 8, 2013 at 12:38:00 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: 2%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 12:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||13° 15' ||North|
|Longitude: ||27° 39' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.41 meters/second, 1574.7 km/hour, 978.5 miles/hour or 850.3 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' 31.8"||16.31 mi||west||0° 00' 08.2"||0.16 mi||north||16.31 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 45.8"||978.34 mi||west||0° 08' 09.8"||9.35 mi||north||978.11 mi|
|24 hours||11° 22' 27.4"||765.93 mi||east||2° 56' 25.1"||202.17 mi||north||787.36 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Wed 11:38 AM||483 km||300 miles||261 nm|| ENE|
|Mindelo||Wed 11:38 AM||494 km||307 miles||267 nm|| NE|
|Santa Maria||Wed 11:38 AM||631 km||392 miles||341 nm|| NE|
|Dakar||Wed 12:38 PM||1116 km||693 miles||602 nm|| E|
|Banjul||Wed 12:38 PM||1201 km||746 miles||648 nm|| E|
|Bissau||Wed 12:38 PM||1321 km||821 miles||713 nm|| E|
|Nouakchott||Wed 12:38 PM||1361 km||846 miles||735 nm|| ENE|
|Conakry||Wed 12:38 PM||1577 km||980 miles||852 nm|| ESE|
|Freetown||Wed 12:38 PM||1662 km||1033 miles||897 nm|| ESE|
|Monrovia||Wed 12:38 PM||2000 km||1243 miles||1080 nm|| ESE|
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