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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 05:10:00 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: 51%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 05:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 52' ||North|
|Longitude: ||9° 59' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.83 meters/second, 1529.4 km/hour, 950.3 miles/hour or 825.8 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' 30.7"||15.84 mi||west||0° 00' 05.0"||0.10 mi||south||15.84 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 50.8"||950.10 mi||west||0° 05' 01.3"||5.76 mi||south||950.36 mi|
|24 hours||11° 37' 47.4"||761.37 mi||east||2° 25' 31.9"||166.82 mi||south||784.56 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Agadez||Mon 6:10 AM||299 km||186 miles||161 nm|| SW|
|Zinder||Mon 6:10 AM||571 km||355 miles||308 nm|| S|
|Maradi||Mon 6:10 AM||670 km||417 miles||362 nm|| SSW|
|Kano||Mon 6:10 AM||777 km||483 miles||419 nm|| SSW|
|Ndjamena||Mon 6:10 AM||925 km||575 miles||499 nm|| SE|
|Kaduna||Mon 6:10 AM||964 km||599 miles||521 nm|| SSW|
|Niamey||Mon 6:10 AM||1030 km||640 miles||556 nm|| SW|
|Abuja||Mon 6:10 AM||1115 km||693 miles||602 nm|| SSW|
|Ouagadougou||Mon 5:10 AM||1429 km||888 miles||771 nm|| WSW|
|Lagos||Mon 6:10 AM||1551 km||964 miles||838 nm|| SSW|
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