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 12:48:00 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 12:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||13° 17' ||North|
|Longitude: ||30° 05' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.37 meters/second, 1574.5 km/hour, 978.4 miles/hour or 850.2 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' 31.7"||16.31 mi||west||0° 00' 08.2"||0.16 mi||north||16.31 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 45.7"||978.25 mi||west||0° 08' 09.0"||9.34 mi||north||978.02 mi|
|24 hours||11° 22' 31.7"||765.94 mi||east||2° 56' 07.5"||201.83 mi||north||787.29 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Wed 11:48 AM||677 km||421 miles||366 nm|| NE|
|Praia||Wed 11:48 AM||731 km||454 miles||395 nm|| ENE|
|Dakar||Wed 12:48 PM||1375 km||854 miles||742 nm|| E|
|Banjul||Wed 12:48 PM||1463 km||909 miles||790 nm|| E|
|Bissau||Wed 12:48 PM||1583 km||983 miles||855 nm|| E|
|Nouakchott||Wed 12:48 PM||1602 km||995 miles||865 nm|| ENE|
|Conakry||Wed 12:48 PM||1834 km||1139 miles||990 nm|| ESE|
|Freetown||Wed 12:48 PM||1915 km||1190 miles||1034 nm|| ESE|
|Fortaleza||Wed 9:48 AM||2105 km||1308 miles||1136 nm|| SSW|
|Monrovia||Wed 12:48 PM||2248 km||1397 miles||1214 nm|| ESE|
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