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 Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 21:12:00 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: 85%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 21:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 38' ||North|
|Longitude: ||1° 09' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.23 meters/second, 1545.2 km/hour, 960.2 miles/hour or 834.4 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' 28.9"||16.00 mi||west||0° 00' 08.5"||0.16 mi||south||16.00 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 59.4"||959.97 mi||west||0° 08' 31.9"||9.78 mi||south||960.38 mi|
|24 hours||12° 22' 59.6"||820.83 mi||east||3° 51' 04.1"||264.80 mi||south||869.70 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Timbuktu||Sun 9:12 PM||198 km||123 miles||107 nm|| W|
|Ouagadougou||Sun 9:12 PM||474 km||295 miles||256 nm|| S|
|Niamey||Sun 10:12 PM||493 km||306 miles||266 nm|| SE|
|Koudougou||Sun 9:12 PM||503 km||313 miles||272 nm|| SSW|
|Koutiala||Sun 9:12 PM||662 km||411 miles||357 nm|| SW|
|Bobo-Dioulasso||Sun 9:12 PM||693 km||430 miles||374 nm|| SSW|
|Sikasso||Sun 9:12 PM||766 km||476 miles||413 nm|| SW|
|Tamale||Sun 9:12 PM||801 km||498 miles||433 nm|| S|
|Kara||Sun 9:12 PM||825 km||513 miles||445 nm|| SSE|
|Bamako||Sun 9:12 PM||860 km||534 miles||464 nm|| WSW|
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