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 06:00:00 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 06:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||18° 48' ||North|
|Longitude: ||2° 06' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.01 meters/second, 1530.0 km/hour, 950.7 miles/hour or 826.2 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"||15.85 mi||west||0° 00' 05.1"||0.10 mi||south||15.85 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 51.2"||950.50 mi||west||0° 05' 06.0"||5.85 mi||south||950.76 mi|
|24 hours||11° 37' 39.4"||761.54 mi||east||2° 27' 19.2"||168.87 mi||south||785.21 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Timbuktu||Mon 6:00 AM||244 km||152 miles||132 nm|| SSW|
|Ouagadougou||Mon 6:00 AM||715 km||444 miles||386 nm|| S|
|Koudougou||Mon 6:00 AM||726 km||451 miles||392 nm|| S|
|Niamey||Mon 7:00 AM||739 km||459 miles||399 nm|| SE|
|Koutiala||Mon 6:00 AM||796 km||495 miles||430 nm|| SSW|
|Bobo-Dioulasso||Mon 6:00 AM||876 km||544 miles||473 nm|| SSW|
|Sikasso||Mon 6:00 AM||913 km||568 miles||493 nm|| SSW|
|Bamako||Mon 6:00 AM||929 km||577 miles||502 nm|| SW|
|Mango||Mon 6:00 AM||975 km||606 miles||527 nm|| SSE|
|Kandi||Mon 7:00 AM||1007 km||626 miles||544 nm|| SSE|
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