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 Friday, March 30, 2012 at 18:08:00 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: 50%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, March 30, 2012 at 18:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 17' ||North|
|Longitude: ||0° 28' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.62 meters/second, 1514.2 km/hour, 940.9 miles/hour or 817.6 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"||15.68 mi||west||0° 00' 04.5"||0.09 mi||south||15.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 47.2"||940.65 mi||west||0° 04' 34.6"||5.25 mi||south||940.90 mi|
|24 hours||12° 04' 54.2"||784.04 mi||east||2° 18' 32.1"||158.82 mi||south||805.45 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Niamey||Fri 7:08 PM||799 km||496 miles||431 nm|| SSE|
|Ouagadougou||Fri 6:08 PM||884 km||549 miles||477 nm|| S|
|Koudougou||Fri 6:08 PM||913 km||567 miles||493 nm|| SSW|
|Agadez||Fri 7:08 PM||964 km||599 miles||521 nm|| ESE|
|Bamako||Fri 6:08 PM||1167 km||725 miles||630 nm|| SW|
|Kano||Fri 7:08 PM||1327 km||825 miles||717 nm|| SE|
|Marrakech||Fri 6:08 PM||1464 km||910 miles||791 nm|| NNW|
|Abuja||Fri 7:08 PM||1479 km||919 miles||798 nm|| SE|
|El Aaiún||Fri 6:08 PM||1503 km||934 miles||812 nm|| WNW|
|Porto Novo||Fri 7:08 PM||1565 km||973 miles||845 nm|| SSE|
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