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 13:28:00 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 13:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 17' ||North|
|Longitude: ||28° 23' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.17 meters/second, 1552.2 km/hour, 964.5 miles/hour or 838.1 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' 19.7"||964.33 mi||west||0° 06' 20.8"||7.28 mi||north||964.09 mi|
|24 hours||11° 32' 32.9"||766.52 mi||east||2° 09' 28.9"||148.42 mi||north||776.44 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Thu 12:28 PM||369 km||229 miles||199 nm|| E|
|Praia||Thu 12:28 PM||544 km||338 miles||293 nm|| ESE|
|Santa Maria||Thu 12:28 PM||586 km||364 miles||316 nm|| E|
|Dakar||Thu 1:28 PM||1189 km||739 miles||642 nm|| E|
|Banjul||Thu 1:28 PM||1309 km||813 miles||707 nm|| ESE|
|Nouakchott||Thu 1:28 PM||1334 km||829 miles||721 nm|| E|
|Bissau||Thu 1:28 PM||1466 km||911 miles||792 nm|| ESE|
|Conakry||Thu 1:28 PM||1759 km||1093 miles||950 nm|| ESE|
|Freetown||Thu 1:28 PM||1858 km||1155 miles||1003 nm|| ESE|
|El Aaiún *||Thu 2:28 PM||1976 km||1228 miles||1067 nm|| NE|
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