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, August 11, 2012 at 05:36:00 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: 37%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 50' ||North|
|Longitude: ||18° 21' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.66 meters/second, 1510.8 km/hour, 938.8 miles/hour or 815.8 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' 30.7"||15.65 mi||west||0° 00' 02.7"||0.05 mi||north||15.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 49.7"||938.48 mi||west||0° 02' 46.0"||3.17 mi||north||938.34 mi|
|24 hours||11° 47' 00.6"||762.02 mi||east||0° 39' 15.3"||45.02 mi||north||761.69 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kufra||Sat 7:36 AM||630 km||392 miles||340 nm|| NE|
|Ndjamena||Sat 6:36 AM||1027 km||638 miles||554 nm|| SSW|
|Tripoli||Sat 7:36 AM||1432 km||890 miles||773 nm|| NNW|
|Kano||Sat 6:36 AM||1434 km||891 miles||774 nm|| SW|
|Khartoum||Sat 8:36 AM||1606 km||998 miles||867 nm|| ESE|
|Alexandria||Sat 7:36 AM||1632 km||1014 miles||881 nm|| NE|
|Cairo||Sat 7:36 AM||1647 km||1024 miles||890 nm|| NE|
|Valletta *||Sat 7:36 AM||1712 km||1064 miles||924 nm|| NNW|
|Abuja||Sat 6:36 AM||1761 km||1094 miles||951 nm|| SW|
|Bangui||Sat 6:36 AM||1821 km||1132 miles||983 nm|| S|
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