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 Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 09:28:00 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: 9%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 09:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 10' ||North|
|Longitude: ||2° 24' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.21 meters/second, 1584.7 km/hour, 984.7 miles/hour or 855.7 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"||16.41 mi||west||0° 00' 10.2"||0.20 mi||south||16.41 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 27.7"||984.62 mi||west||0° 10' 20.0"||11.84 mi||south||984.98 mi|
|24 hours||11° 50' 01.7"||803.17 mi||east||4° 25' 10.2"||303.75 mi||south||863.63 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Parakou||Thu 10:28 AM||203 km||126 miles||110 nm|| S|
|Kara||Thu 9:28 AM||223 km||139 miles||120 nm|| SW|
|Niamey||Thu 10:28 AM||262 km||163 miles||141 nm|| N|
|Sokodé||Thu 9:28 AM||278 km||173 miles||150 nm|| SSW|
|Tamale||Thu 9:28 AM||406 km||252 miles||219 nm|| WSW|
|Ouagadougou||Thu 9:28 AM||449 km||279 miles||243 nm|| WNW|
|Ibadan||Thu 10:28 AM||450 km||280 miles||243 nm|| SSE|
|Abeokuta||Thu 10:28 AM||455 km||283 miles||246 nm|| SSE|
|Porto Novo||Thu 10:28 AM||517 km||321 miles||279 nm|| S|
|Cotonou||Thu 10:28 AM||530 km||329 miles||286 nm|| S|
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