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 02:20:00 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 02:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 14' ||North|
|Longitude: ||4° 31' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.20 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' 22.6"||948.67 mi||west||0° 04' 26.3"||5.09 mi||north||948.47 mi|
|24 hours||11° 31' 49.0"||753.27 mi||east||1° 21' 20.3"||93.26 mi||north||755.86 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Agadez||Thu 3:20 AM||444 km||276 miles||240 nm|| SE|
|Niamey||Thu 3:20 AM||683 km||424 miles||369 nm|| SSW|
|Maradi||Thu 3:20 AM||692 km||430 miles||373 nm|| SSE|
|Zinder||Thu 3:20 AM||766 km||476 miles||414 nm|| SE|
|Kano||Thu 3:20 AM||907 km||564 miles||490 nm|| SSE|
|Ouagadougou||Thu 2:20 AM||997 km||620 miles||539 nm|| SW|
|Kaduna||Thu 3:20 AM||1013 km||629 miles||547 nm|| SSE|
|Abuja||Thu 3:20 AM||1148 km||713 miles||620 nm|| SSE|
|Ndjamena||Thu 3:20 AM||1376 km||855 miles||743 nm|| ESE|
|Lagos||Thu 3:20 AM||1418 km||881 miles||766 nm|| S|
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