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 Thursday, April 19, 2012 at 10:16:00 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: 3%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, April 19, 2012 at 10:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||7° 37' ||North|
|Longitude: ||4° 33' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.56 meters/second, 1607.6 km/hour, 998.9 miles/hour or 868.0 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' 34.0"||16.65 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||north||16.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 34' 04.6"||998.88 mi||west||0° 10' 28.7"||12.00 mi||north||998.74 mi|
|24 hours||10° 27' 01.3"||716.56 mi||east||4° 00' 22.7"||275.36 mi||north||763.99 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Ibadan||Thu 11:16 AM||76 km||47 miles||41 nm|| WSW|
|Lagos||Thu 11:16 AM||184 km||115 miles||100 nm|| SW|
|Benin City||Thu 11:16 AM||185 km||115 miles||100 nm|| SE|
|Porto Novo||Thu 11:16 AM||230 km||143 miles||124 nm|| WSW|
|Cotonou||Thu 11:16 AM||271 km||168 miles||146 nm|| WSW|
|Parakou||Thu 11:16 AM||285 km||177 miles||154 nm|| NW|
|Abuja||Thu 11:16 AM||338 km||210 miles||182 nm|| ENE|
|Enugu||Thu 11:16 AM||352 km||218 miles||190 nm|| ESE|
|Lome||Thu 10:16 AM||403 km||250 miles||217 nm|| WSW|
|Sokodé||Thu 10:16 AM||405 km||251 miles||219 nm|| WNW|
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