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, March 31, 2012 at 18:18:00 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: 60%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, March 31, 2012 at 18:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 58' ||North|
|Longitude: ||9° 12' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.58 meters/second, 1535.7 km/hour, 954.2 miles/hour or 829.2 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"||15.90 mi||west||0° 00' 07.0"||0.13 mi||south||15.91 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 49.1"||954.02 mi||west||0° 07' 03.8"||8.10 mi||south||954.37 mi|
|24 hours||12° 03' 36.8"||793.73 mi||east||3° 16' 03.3"||224.70 mi||south||831.52 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Agadez||Sat 7:18 PM||169 km||105 miles||91 nm|| SW|
|Zinder||Sat 7:18 PM||460 km||286 miles||249 nm|| S|
|Maradi||Sat 7:18 PM||543 km||337 miles||293 nm|| SSW|
|Kano||Sat 7:18 PM||664 km||412 miles||358 nm|| S|
|Kaduna||Sat 7:18 PM||845 km||525 miles||456 nm|| SSW|
|Ndjamena||Sat 7:18 PM||903 km||561 miles||487 nm|| SE|
|Niamey||Sat 7:18 PM||905 km||563 miles||489 nm|| WSW|
|Abuja||Sat 7:18 PM||996 km||619 miles||538 nm|| SSW|
|Ouagadougou||Sat 6:18 PM||1308 km||813 miles||706 nm|| WSW|
|Lagos||Sat 7:18 PM||1423 km||884 miles||768 nm|| SSW|
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