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 Thursday, May 9, 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 12:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 12' ||North|
|Longitude: ||16° 17' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.37 meters/second, 1552.9 km/hour, 965.0 miles/hour or 838.5 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' 31.3"||16.08 mi||west||0° 00' 06.4"||0.12 mi||north||16.08 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 20.6"||964.78 mi||west||0° 06' 24.7"||7.35 mi||north||964.55 mi|
|24 hours||11° 32' 14.4"||766.53 mi||east||2° 11' 09.9"||150.34 mi||north||776.79 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Saint-Louis||Thu 12:38 PM||30 km||19 miles||16 nm|| SW|
|Rosso||Thu 12:38 PM||62 km||39 miles||33 nm|| NE|
|Touba||Thu 12:38 PM||153 km||95 miles||83 nm|| SSE|
|Thiès||Thu 12:38 PM||169 km||105 miles||91 nm|| SSW|
|Dakar||Thu 12:38 PM||209 km||130 miles||113 nm|| SW|
|Nouakchott||Thu 12:38 PM||212 km||131 miles||114 nm|| N|
|Farafenni||Thu 12:38 PM||299 km||186 miles||162 nm|| SSE|
|Banjul||Thu 12:38 PM||305 km||190 miles||165 nm|| S|
|Serekunda||Thu 12:38 PM||308 km||191 miles||166 nm|| S|
|Tambacounda||Thu 12:38 PM||389 km||242 miles||210 nm|| SE|
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