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, October 4, 2012 at 01:18:00 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: 86%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 01:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 09' ||North|
|Longitude: ||19° 32' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.41 meters/second, 1527.9 km/hour, 949.4 miles/hour or 825.0 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' 31.3"||15.82 mi||west||0° 00' 04.6"||0.09 mi||north||15.82 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 23.8"||949.14 mi||west||0° 04' 31.9"||5.20 mi||north||948.94 mi|
|24 hours||11° 31' 23.9"||753.17 mi||east||1° 23' 37.5"||95.88 mi||north||756.02 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kufra||Thu 3:18 AM||681 km||423 miles||368 nm|| NE|
|Ndjamena||Thu 2:18 AM||914 km||568 miles||494 nm|| SSW|
|Kano||Thu 2:18 AM||1420 km||883 miles||767 nm|| WSW|
|Khartoum||Thu 4:18 AM||1436 km||892 miles||776 nm|| ESE|
|Bangui||Thu 2:18 AM||1639 km||1018 miles||885 nm|| S|
|Tripoli||Thu 3:18 AM||1649 km||1025 miles||891 nm|| NNW|
|Cairo||Thu 3:18 AM||1690 km||1050 miles||912 nm|| NE|
|Alexandria||Thu 3:18 AM||1698 km||1055 miles||917 nm|| NE|
|Abuja||Thu 2:18 AM||1729 km||1074 miles||933 nm|| SW|
|Yaoundé||Thu 2:18 AM||1903 km||1183 miles||1028 nm|| SSW|
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