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 Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 08:10:00 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: 12%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 38' ||North|
|Longitude: ||16° 57' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.42 meters/second, 1520.7 km/hour, 944.9 miles/hour or 821.1 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"||15.75 mi||west||0° 00' 04.7"||0.09 mi||south||15.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 51.9"||944.69 mi||west||0° 04' 52.6"||5.59 mi||south||944.95 mi|
|24 hours||12° 01' 28.7"||783.61 mi||east||2° 24' 24.8"||165.55 mi||south||806.39 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Ndjamena||Tue 9:10 AM||856 km||532 miles||462 nm|| SSW|
|Agadez||Tue 9:10 AM||992 km||616 miles||536 nm|| WSW|
|Kano||Tue 9:10 AM||1236 km||768 miles||667 nm|| SW|
|Tripoli||Tue 10:10 AM||1517 km||943 miles||819 nm|| NNW|
|Abuja||Tue 9:10 AM||1563 km||971 miles||844 nm|| SW|
|Bangui||Tue 9:10 AM||1697 km||1055 miles||917 nm|| S|
|Khartoum||Tue 11:10 AM||1712 km||1064 miles||924 nm|| ESE|
|Niamey||Tue 9:10 AM||1721 km||1069 miles||929 nm|| WSW|
|Valletta *||Tue 10:10 AM||1819 km||1130 miles||982 nm|| N|
|Alexandria||Tue 10:10 AM||1829 km||1137 miles||988 nm|| NE|
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