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 05:46:00 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 05:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 08' ||North|
|Longitude: ||8° 37' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.57 meters/second, 1506.9 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' 01.1"||0.02 mi||south||15.61 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 21.9"||936.05 mi||west||0° 01' 12.9"||1.40 mi||south||936.12 mi|
|24 hours||11° 52' 54.6"||766.80 mi||east||0° 57' 11.0"||65.57 mi||south||772.01 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Agadez||Sun 6:46 AM||466 km||289 miles||251 nm|| S|
|Zinder||Sun 6:46 AM||812 km||504 miles||438 nm|| S|
|Maradi||Sun 6:46 AM||861 km||535 miles||465 nm|| S|
|Kano||Sun 6:46 AM||1011 km||628 miles||546 nm|| S|
|Niamey||Sun 6:46 AM||1091 km||678 miles||589 nm|| SW|
|Ndjamena||Sun 6:46 AM||1211 km||753 miles||654 nm|| SE|
|Abuja||Sun 6:46 AM||1332 km||828 miles||719 nm|| S|
|Tripoli||Sun 7:46 AM||1379 km||857 miles||745 nm|| NNE|
|Ouagadougou||Sun 5:46 AM||1452 km||902 miles||784 nm|| SW|
|Lagos||Sun 6:46 AM||1721 km||1069 miles||929 nm|| SSW|
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