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 02:30:00 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 02:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 14' ||North|
|Longitude: ||2° 06' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.17 meters/second, 1527.0 km/hour, 948.8 miles/hour or 824.5 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"||15.81 mi||west||0° 00' 04.5"||0.09 mi||north||15.81 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 22.4"||948.60 mi||west||0° 04' 25.4"||5.07 mi||north||948.40 mi|
|24 hours||11° 31' 53.0"||753.28 mi||east||1° 20' 58.1"||92.84 mi||north||755.84 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Niamey||Thu 3:30 AM||634 km||394 miles||342 nm|| S|
|Agadez||Thu 3:30 AM||672 km||417 miles||363 nm|| ESE|
|Maradi||Thu 3:30 AM||830 km||516 miles||448 nm|| SE|
|Ouagadougou||Thu 2:30 AM||854 km||530 miles||461 nm|| SSW|
|Koudougou||Thu 2:30 AM||909 km||565 miles||491 nm|| SSW|
|Zinder||Thu 3:30 AM||950 km||590 miles||513 nm|| SE|
|Kano||Thu 3:30 AM||1056 km||656 miles||570 nm|| SE|
|Abuja||Thu 3:30 AM||1240 km||771 miles||670 nm|| SSE|
|Bamako||Thu 2:30 AM||1304 km||810 miles||704 nm|| WSW|
|Porto Novo||Thu 3:30 AM||1411 km||877 miles||762 nm|| S|
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