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 01:30:00 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 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 10' ||North|
|Longitude: ||16° 37' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.37 meters/second, 1527.7 km/hour, 949.3 miles/hour or 824.9 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' 23.5"||949.05 mi||west||0° 04' 30.7"||5.17 mi||north||948.85 mi|
|24 hours||11° 31' 28.7"||753.19 mi||east||1° 23' 10.9"||95.37 mi||north||755.99 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Ndjamena||Thu 2:30 AM||798 km||496 miles||431 nm|| SSW|
|Agadez||Thu 2:30 AM||946 km||588 miles||511 nm|| WSW|
|Zinder||Thu 2:30 AM||1007 km||626 miles||544 nm|| SW|
|Kano||Thu 2:30 AM||1176 km||731 miles||635 nm|| SW|
|Abuja||Thu 2:30 AM||1502 km||933 miles||811 nm|| SW|
|Tripoli||Thu 3:30 AM||1560 km||969 miles||842 nm|| NNW|
|Bangui||Thu 2:30 AM||1650 km||1026 miles||891 nm|| S|
|Niamey||Thu 2:30 AM||1671 km||1038 miles||902 nm|| WSW|
|Khartoum||Thu 4:30 AM||1735 km||1078 miles||937 nm|| E|
|Yaoundé||Thu 2:30 AM||1783 km||1108 miles||963 nm|| SSW|
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