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 Sunday, September 9, 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: 44%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 08' ||North|
|Longitude: ||11° 02' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.56 meters/second, 1506.8 km/hour, 936.3 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' 30.4"||15.61 mi||west||0° 00' 01.0"||0.02 mi||south||15.61 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 22.1"||936.03 mi||west||0° 01' 12.0"||1.38 mi||south||936.10 mi|
|24 hours||11° 52' 53.4"||766.76 mi||east||0° 56' 46.6"||65.10 mi||south||771.92 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Agadez||Sun 6:36 AM||562 km||349 miles||303 nm|| SW|
|Zinder||Sun 6:36 AM||840 km||522 miles||453 nm|| SSW|
|Maradi||Sun 6:36 AM||943 km||586 miles||509 nm|| SSW|
|Kano||Sun 6:36 AM||1046 km||650 miles||565 nm|| SSW|
|Ndjamena||Sun 6:36 AM||1087 km||675 miles||587 nm|| SSE|
|Niamey||Sun 6:36 AM||1269 km||789 miles||685 nm|| SW|
|Tripoli||Sun 7:36 AM||1320 km||820 miles||713 nm|| N|
|Abuja||Sun 6:36 AM||1387 km||862 miles||749 nm|| SSW|
|Ouagadougou||Sun 5:36 AM||1653 km||1027 miles||892 nm|| SW|
|Valletta *||Sun 7:36 AM||1671 km||1038 miles||902 nm|| N|
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