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 05:36:00 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: 53%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 07' ||North|
|Longitude: ||0° 45' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.78 meters/second, 1507.6 km/hour, 936.8 miles/hour or 814.0 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"||15.61 mi||west||0° 00' 01.2"||0.02 mi||north||15.61 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 40.6"||936.52 mi||west||0° 01' 12.3"||1.38 mi||north||936.45 mi|
|24 hours||11° 47' 39.4"||761.26 mi||east||0° 01' 24.6"||1.62 mi||north||761.20 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Niamey||Sat 6:36 AM||895 km||556 miles||483 nm|| SSE|
|Ouagadougou||Sat 5:36 AM||971 km||604 miles||524 nm|| S|
|Koudougou||Sat 5:36 AM||996 km||619 miles||538 nm|| S|
|Bamako||Sat 5:36 AM||1213 km||754 miles||655 nm|| SW|
|Marrakech *||Sat 6:36 AM||1370 km||851 miles||740 nm|| NNW|
|Kano||Sat 6:36 AM||1412 km||877 miles||762 nm|| SE|
|El Aaiún *||Sat 6:36 AM||1430 km||888 miles||772 nm|| WNW|
|Fes *||Sat 6:36 AM||1491 km||927 miles||805 nm|| NNW|
|Casablanca *||Sat 6:36 AM||1540 km||957 miles||832 nm|| NNW|
|Rabat *||Sat 6:36 AM||1552 km||964 miles||838 nm|| NNW|
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