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 12:48:00 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.
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 12:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 13' ||North|
|Longitude: ||18° 42' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.33 meters/second, 1552.8 km/hour, 964.9 miles/hour or 838.4 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' 06.3"||0.12 mi||north||16.08 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 20.4"||964.69 mi||west||0° 06' 24.0"||7.34 mi||north||964.46 mi|
|24 hours||11° 32' 18.2"||766.53 mi||east||2° 10' 49.7"||149.96 mi||north||776.72 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Dakar||Thu 12:48 PM||218 km||136 miles||118 nm|| SE|
|Saint-Louis||Thu 12:48 PM||236 km||147 miles||127 nm|| E|
|Thiès||Thu 12:48 PM||247 km||153 miles||133 nm|| SE|
|Rosso||Thu 12:48 PM||311 km||193 miles||168 nm|| E|
|Touba||Thu 12:48 PM||338 km||210 miles||182 nm|| ESE|
|Nouakchott||Thu 12:48 PM||356 km||221 miles||192 nm|| NE|
|Serekunda||Thu 12:48 PM||376 km||234 miles||203 nm|| SE|
|Banjul||Thu 12:48 PM||382 km||237 miles||206 nm|| SE|
|Farafenni||Thu 12:48 PM||444 km||276 miles||240 nm|| SE|
|Santa Maria||Thu 11:48 AM||451 km||280 miles||244 nm|| W|
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