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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 02:40:00 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: 79%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 02:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 36' ||North|
|Longitude: ||11° 13' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.37 meters/second, 1513.3 km/hour, 940.3 miles/hour or 817.1 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' 30.9"||15.67 mi||west||0° 00' 02.1"||0.04 mi||north||15.67 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 58.4"||940.08 mi||west||0° 02' 11.3"||2.51 mi||north||939.97 mi|
|24 hours||11° 39' 32.2"||755.13 mi||east||0° 25' 52.9"||29.68 mi||north||754.64 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Agadez||Fri 3:40 AM||526 km||327 miles||284 nm|| SW|
|Zinder||Fri 3:40 AM||787 km||489 miles||425 nm|| SSW|
|Maradi||Fri 3:40 AM||899 km||559 miles||485 nm|| SSW|
|Kano||Fri 3:40 AM||994 km||617 miles||536 nm|| SSW|
|Ndjamena||Fri 3:40 AM||1025 km||637 miles||553 nm|| SSE|
|Niamey||Fri 3:40 AM||1245 km||774 miles||672 nm|| SW|
|Abuja||Fri 3:40 AM||1335 km||830 miles||721 nm|| SSW|
|Tripoli||Fri 4:40 AM||1377 km||856 miles||743 nm|| N|
|Ouagadougou||Fri 2:40 AM||1635 km||1016 miles||883 nm|| WSW|
|Valletta *||Fri 4:40 AM||1726 km||1073 miles||932 nm|| N|
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