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 Monday, August 13, 2012 at 08:00:00 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: 19%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, August 13, 2012 at 08:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 04' ||North|
|Longitude: ||7° 19' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.54 meters/second, 1506.7 km/hour, 936.2 miles/hour or 813.6 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' 29.8"||15.61 mi||west||0° 00' 02.3"||0.04 mi||south||15.61 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 54.3"||935.97 mi||west||0° 02' 22.2"||2.72 mi||south||936.10 mi|
|24 hours||12° 03' 15.6"||778.28 mi||east||1° 25' 39.0"||98.21 mi||south||788.05 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Agadez||Mon 9:00 AM||459 km||285 miles||248 nm|| S|
|Zinder||Mon 9:00 AM||823 km||511 miles||444 nm|| SSE|
|Maradi||Mon 9:00 AM||838 km||521 miles||453 nm|| S|
|Niamey||Mon 9:00 AM||1002 km||623 miles||541 nm|| SW|
|Kano||Mon 9:00 AM||1012 km||629 miles||546 nm|| S|
|Ndjamena||Mon 9:00 AM||1290 km||801 miles||696 nm|| SE|
|Abuja||Mon 9:00 AM||1316 km||818 miles||710 nm|| S|
|Ouagadougou||Mon 8:00 AM||1347 km||837 miles||727 nm|| SW|
|Tripoli||Mon 10:00 AM||1433 km||891 miles||774 nm|| NNE|
|Lagos||Mon 9:00 AM||1672 km||1039 miles||903 nm|| SSW|
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