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, September 8, 2012 at 05:26:00 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: 53%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 05:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 07' ||North|
|Longitude: ||1° 40' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.79 meters/second, 1507.7 km/hour, 936.8 miles/hour or 814.1 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' 30.6"||15.61 mi||west||0° 00' 01.2"||0.02 mi||north||15.61 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 40.8"||936.54 mi||west||0° 01' 13.3"||1.40 mi||north||936.48 mi|
|24 hours||11° 47' 36.4"||761.22 mi||east||0° 01' 48.6"||2.08 mi||north||761.15 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|In Salah||Sat 6:26 AM||679 km||422 miles||367 nm|| N|
|Agadez||Sat 6:26 AM||808 km||502 miles||436 nm|| ESE|
|Niamey||Sat 6:26 AM||842 km||523 miles||455 nm|| S|
|Ouagadougou||Sat 5:26 AM||1025 km||637 miles||554 nm|| SSW|
|Kano||Sat 6:26 AM||1245 km||774 miles||672 nm|| SE|
|Bamako||Sat 5:26 AM||1391 km||864 miles||751 nm|| SW|
|Abuja||Sat 6:26 AM||1447 km||899 miles||781 nm|| SSE|
|Marrakech *||Sat 6:26 AM||1510 km||939 miles||816 nm|| NW|
|Fes *||Sat 6:26 AM||1575 km||979 miles||850 nm|| NNW|
|Porto Novo||Sat 6:26 AM||1621 km||1007 miles||875 nm|| S|
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