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 01:20:00 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: 86%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 09' ||North|
|Longitude: ||19° 03' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.40 meters/second, 1527.8 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"||949.13 mi||west||0° 04' 31.6"||5.19 mi||north||948.92 mi|
|24 hours||11° 31' 24.6"||753.17 mi||east||1° 23' 33.1"||95.80 mi||north||756.01 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Ndjamena||Thu 2:20 AM||889 km||552 miles||480 nm|| SSW|
|Kano||Thu 2:20 AM||1378 km||856 miles||744 nm|| WSW|
|Khartoum||Thu 4:20 AM||1486 km||923 miles||802 nm|| ESE|
|Tripoli||Thu 3:20 AM||1631 km||1013 miles||881 nm|| NNW|
|Bangui||Thu 2:20 AM||1636 km||1017 miles||884 nm|| S|
|Abuja||Thu 2:20 AM||1689 km||1049 miles||912 nm|| SW|
|Cairo||Thu 3:20 AM||1724 km||1071 miles||931 nm|| NE|
|Alexandria||Thu 3:20 AM||1728 km||1074 miles||933 nm|| NE|
|Yaoundé||Thu 2:20 AM||1880 km||1168 miles||1015 nm|| SSW|
|Valletta *||Thu 3:20 AM||1909 km||1186 miles||1031 nm|| NNW|
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