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 Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at 01:10:00 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: 96%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at 01:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||13° 07' ||North|
|Longitude: ||4° 58' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.60 meters/second, 1571.8 km/hour, 976.6 miles/hour or 848.7 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' 29.7"||16.28 mi||west||0° 00' 10.6"||0.20 mi||south||16.28 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 39.9"||976.51 mi||west||0° 10' 42.3"||12.27 mi||south||976.94 mi|
|24 hours||12° 01' 18.4"||809.96 mi||east||4° 35' 31.3"||315.64 mi||south||875.49 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Maradi||Wed 2:10 AM||235 km||146 miles||127 nm|| E|
|Niamey||Wed 2:10 AM||312 km||194 miles||168 nm|| W|
|Kaduna||Wed 2:10 AM||394 km||245 miles||213 nm|| SE|
|Kano||Wed 2:10 AM||405 km||252 miles||219 nm|| ESE|
|Zinder||Wed 2:10 AM||442 km||275 miles||239 nm|| E|
|Parakou||Wed 2:10 AM||490 km||305 miles||265 nm|| SSW|
|Abuja||Wed 2:10 AM||499 km||310 miles||269 nm|| SSE|
|Agadez||Wed 2:10 AM||536 km||333 miles||289 nm|| NE|
|Kara||Wed 1:10 AM||571 km||355 miles||308 nm|| SW|
|Sokodé||Wed 1:10 AM||620 km||385 miles||335 nm|| SW|
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