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, April 25, 2012 at 14:48:00 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: 16%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at 14:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 40' ||North|
|Longitude: ||5° 42' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.01 meters/second, 1501.2 km/hour, 932.8 miles/hour or 810.6 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' 30.2"||15.55 mi||west||0° 00' 01.0"||0.02 mi||south||15.55 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 15.6"||932.54 mi||west||0° 01' 00.3"||1.15 mi||south||932.59 mi|
|24 hours||11° 54' 25.6"||765.65 mi||east||0° 52' 49.4"||60.58 mi||south||770.33 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tamanrasset||Wed 3:48 PM||126 km||78 miles||68 nm|| N|
|Agadez||Wed 3:48 PM||573 km||356 miles||309 nm|| SSE|
|Maradi||Wed 3:48 PM||917 km||570 miles||495 nm|| S|
|Zinder||Wed 3:48 PM||937 km||582 miles||506 nm|| SSE|
|Niamey||Wed 3:48 PM||979 km||609 miles||529 nm|| SSW|
|Kano||Wed 3:48 PM||1111 km||690 miles||600 nm|| SSE|
|Ouagadougou||Wed 2:48 PM||1284 km||798 miles||693 nm|| SW|
|Abuja||Wed 3:48 PM||1391 km||864 miles||751 nm|| S|
|Tripoli||Wed 4:48 PM||1447 km||899 miles||781 nm|| NNE|
|Ndjamena||Wed 3:48 PM||1452 km||902 miles||784 nm|| SE|
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