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 02:10:00 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 02:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 13' ||North|
|Longitude: ||6° 56' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.23 meters/second, 1527.2 km/hour, 949.0 miles/hour or 824.6 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' 22.7"||948.75 mi||west||0° 04' 27.2"||5.11 mi||north||948.55 mi|
|24 hours||11° 31' 45.0"||753.25 mi||east||1° 21' 42.4"||93.68 mi||north||755.89 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Agadez||Thu 3:10 AM||272 km||169 miles||147 nm|| SSE|
|Maradi||Thu 3:10 AM||633 km||393 miles||342 nm|| S|
|Zinder||Thu 3:10 AM||637 km||396 miles||344 nm|| SSE|
|Niamey||Thu 3:10 AM||815 km||506 miles||440 nm|| SW|
|Kano||Thu 3:10 AM||816 km||507 miles||441 nm|| SSE|
|Kaduna||Thu 3:10 AM||963 km||599 miles||520 nm|| S|
|Abuja||Thu 3:10 AM||1111 km||690 miles||600 nm|| S|
|Ndjamena||Thu 3:10 AM||1172 km||728 miles||633 nm|| SE|
|Ouagadougou||Thu 2:10 AM||1181 km||734 miles||638 nm|| SW|
|Lagos||Thu 3:10 AM||1464 km||910 miles||791 nm|| SSW|
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