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, December 8, 2011 at 21:18:00 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: 97%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 8, 2011 at 21:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 03' ||North|
|Longitude: ||17° 28' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.83 meters/second, 1507.8 km/hour, 936.9 miles/hour or 814.1 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' 30.4"||15.62 mi||west||0° 00' 04.3"||0.08 mi||north||15.62 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 22.4"||936.60 mi||west||0° 04' 18.5"||4.94 mi||north||936.38 mi|
|24 hours||12° 03' 10.3"||778.28 mi||east||1° 15' 05.5"||86.12 mi||north||779.71 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Ndjamena||Thu 10:18 PM||1022 km||635 miles||552 nm|| SSW|
|Tripoli||Thu 11:18 PM||1379 km||857 miles||745 nm|| NNW|
|Kano||Thu 10:18 PM||1384 km||860 miles||747 nm|| SW|
|Valletta||Thu 10:18 PM||1671 km||1038 miles||902 nm|| N|
|Alexandria||Thu 11:18 PM||1678 km||1043 miles||906 nm|| NE|
|Khartoum||Fri 12:18 AM||1701 km||1057 miles||919 nm|| ESE|
|Cairo||Thu 11:18 PM||1702 km||1058 miles||919 nm|| NE|
|Abuja||Thu 10:18 PM||1716 km||1066 miles||927 nm|| SW|
|Niamey||Thu 10:18 PM||1832 km||1138 miles||989 nm|| WSW|
|Bangui||Thu 10:18 PM||1850 km||1149 miles||999 nm|| S|
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