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 11, 2012 at 08:08:00 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: 21%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 08:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 43' ||North|
|Longitude: ||1° 43' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.73 meters/second, 1597.4 km/hour, 992.6 miles/hour or 862.5 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' 30.8"||16.54 mi||west||0° 00' 10.8"||0.21 mi||south||16.54 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 54.1"||992.52 mi||west||0° 10' 53.5"||12.48 mi||south||992.83 mi|
|24 hours||11° 43' 20.9"||801.58 mi||east||4° 35' 39.1"||315.72 mi||south||865.28 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Parakou||Thu 9:08 AM||121 km||75 miles||65 nm|| NE|
|Cotonou||Thu 9:08 AM||270 km||168 miles||146 nm|| SSE|
|Porto Novo||Thu 9:08 AM||271 km||168 miles||146 nm|| SSE|
|Ibadan||Thu 9:08 AM||282 km||175 miles||152 nm|| ESE|
|Lome||Thu 8:08 AM||291 km||181 miles||157 nm|| S|
|Tamale||Thu 8:08 AM||292 km||182 miles||158 nm|| WNW|
|Lagos||Thu 9:08 AM||307 km||191 miles||166 nm|| SE|
|Accra||Thu 8:08 AM||410 km||255 miles||221 nm|| SSW|
|Kumasi||Thu 8:08 AM||431 km||268 miles||233 nm|| WSW|
|Benin City||Thu 9:08 AM||504 km||313 miles||272 nm|| ESE|
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