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 Saturday, January 7, 2012 at 22:18:00 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: 98%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, January 7, 2012 at 22:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 57' ||North|
|Longitude: ||9° 01' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.29 meters/second, 1495.0 km/hour, 929.0 miles/hour or 807.3 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' 28.4"||15.48 mi||west||0° 00' 02.9"||0.06 mi||south||15.48 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 21.2"||928.69 mi||west||0° 02' 58.5"||3.41 mi||south||928.86 mi|
|24 hours||12° 39' 17.8"||812.13 mi||east||1° 44' 01.9"||119.29 mi||south||825.59 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Agadez||Sat 11:18 PM||561 km||349 miles||303 nm|| SSW|
|Zinder||Sat 11:18 PM||901 km||560 miles||486 nm|| S|
|Maradi||Sat 11:18 PM||957 km||595 miles||517 nm|| SSW|
|Kano||Sat 11:18 PM||1102 km||685 miles||595 nm|| S|
|Niamey||Sat 11:18 PM||1186 km||737 miles||640 nm|| SW|
|Ndjamena||Sat 11:18 PM||1263 km||785 miles||682 nm|| SSE|
|Tripoli||Sun 12:18 AM||1281 km||796 miles||691 nm|| NNE|
|Abuja||Sat 11:18 PM||1427 km||886 miles||770 nm|| S|
|Ouagadougou||Sat 10:18 PM||1542 km||958 miles||833 nm|| SW|
|Valletta||Sat 11:18 PM||1636 km||1016 miles||883 nm|| NNE|
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