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, September 11, 2012 at 08:20:00 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: 24%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 08:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 00' ||North|
|Longitude: ||4° 50' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.70 meters/second, 1536.1 km/hour, 954.5 miles/hour or 829.4 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' 30.2"||15.91 mi||west||0° 00' 06.1"||0.12 mi||south||15.91 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 18.0"||954.31 mi||west||0° 06' 14.8"||7.16 mi||south||954.61 mi|
|24 hours||11° 51' 31.0"||780.26 mi||east||2° 55' 14.5"||200.85 mi||south||811.59 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Timbuktu||Tue 8:20 AM||237 km||147 miles||128 nm|| SE|
|Koutiala||Tue 8:20 AM||626 km||389 miles||338 nm|| S|
|Bamako||Tue 8:20 AM||684 km||425 miles||369 nm|| SSW|
|Koudougou||Tue 8:20 AM||690 km||429 miles||373 nm|| SSE|
|Ouagadougou||Tue 8:20 AM||718 km||446 miles||388 nm|| SSE|
|Sikasso||Tue 8:20 AM||746 km||464 miles||403 nm|| S|
|Bobo-Dioulasso||Tue 8:20 AM||758 km||471 miles||409 nm|| S|
|Niamey||Tue 9:20 AM||895 km||556 miles||483 nm|| ESE|
|Nouakchott||Tue 8:20 AM||1180 km||733 miles||637 nm|| W|
|Yamoussoukro||Tue 8:20 AM||1239 km||770 miles||669 nm|| S|
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