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 05:26:00 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 05:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 51' ||North|
|Longitude: ||6° 07' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.89 meters/second, 1529.6 km/hour, 950.4 miles/hour or 825.9 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' 30.8"||15.84 mi||west||0° 00' 05.0"||0.10 mi||south||15.84 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 51.0"||950.23 mi||west||0° 05' 02.7"||5.79 mi||south||950.49 mi|
|24 hours||11° 37' 44.8"||761.43 mi||east||2° 26' 06.3"||167.48 mi||south||784.77 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Agadez||Mon 6:26 AM||287 km||178 miles||155 nm|| SE|
|Maradi||Mon 6:26 AM||602 km||374 miles||325 nm|| S|
|Zinder||Mon 6:26 AM||637 km||396 miles||344 nm|| SSE|
|Niamey||Mon 6:26 AM||730 km||453 miles||394 nm|| SW|
|Kano||Mon 6:26 AM||801 km||497 miles||432 nm|| SSE|
|Kaduna||Mon 6:26 AM||933 km||580 miles||504 nm|| S|
|Abuja||Mon 6:26 AM||1076 km||669 miles||581 nm|| S|
|Ouagadougou||Mon 5:26 AM||1089 km||677 miles||588 nm|| SW|
|Ndjamena||Mon 6:26 AM||1214 km||755 miles||656 nm|| SE|
|Lagos||Mon 6:26 AM||1404 km||872 miles||758 nm|| SSW|
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