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 01:40:00 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 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 11' ||North|
|Longitude: ||14° 12' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.33 meters/second, 1527.6 km/hour, 949.2 miles/hour or 824.8 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' 04.5"||0.09 mi||north||15.82 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 23.4"||948.98 mi||west||0° 04' 29.9"||5.16 mi||north||948.77 mi|
|24 hours||11° 31' 32.9"||753.20 mi||east||1° 22' 48.8"||94.95 mi||north||755.96 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Agadez||Thu 2:40 AM||702 km||436 miles||379 nm|| WSW|
|Ndjamena||Thu 2:40 AM||787 km||489 miles||425 nm|| S|
|Zinder||Thu 2:40 AM||814 km||506 miles||439 nm|| SW|
|Maradi||Thu 2:40 AM||985 km||612 miles||532 nm|| SW|
|Kano||Thu 2:40 AM||1001 km||622 miles||540 nm|| SW|
|Abuja||Thu 2:40 AM||1340 km||833 miles||724 nm|| SW|
|Niamey||Thu 2:40 AM||1435 km||892 miles||775 nm|| WSW|
|Tripoli||Thu 3:40 AM||1523 km||947 miles||823 nm|| N|
|Bangui||Thu 2:40 AM||1705 km||1060 miles||921 nm|| SSE|
|Yaoundé||Thu 2:40 AM||1720 km||1069 miles||929 nm|| S|
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