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 02:18:00 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 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 13' ||North|
|Longitude: ||5° 00' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.21 meters/second, 1527.1 km/hour, 948.9 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"||948.69 mi||west||0° 04' 26.6"||5.09 mi||north||948.49 mi|
|24 hours||11° 31' 48.2"||753.26 mi||east||1° 21' 24.7"||93.34 mi||north||755.87 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Agadez||Thu 3:18 AM||402 km||250 miles||217 nm|| SE|
|Maradi||Thu 3:18 AM||672 km||418 miles||363 nm|| SSE|
|Niamey||Thu 3:18 AM||703 km||437 miles||380 nm|| SSW|
|Zinder||Thu 3:18 AM||735 km||457 miles||397 nm|| SE|
|Kano||Thu 3:18 AM||883 km||549 miles||477 nm|| SSE|
|Kaduna||Thu 3:18 AM||998 km||620 miles||539 nm|| SSE|
|Ouagadougou||Thu 2:18 AM||1032 km||641 miles||557 nm|| SW|
|Abuja||Thu 3:18 AM||1136 km||706 miles||613 nm|| SSE|
|Ndjamena||Thu 3:18 AM||1334 km||829 miles||720 nm|| SE|
|Lagos||Thu 3:18 AM||1424 km||885 miles||769 nm|| S|
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