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 08:18:00 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 08:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 41' ||North|
|Longitude: ||0° 42' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.76 meters/second, 1597.5 km/hour, 992.7 miles/hour or 862.6 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"||16.54 mi||west||0° 00' 10.8"||0.21 mi||south||16.55 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 54.0"||992.59 mi||west||0° 10' 54.0"||12.49 mi||south||992.91 mi|
|24 hours||11° 43' 25.9"||801.74 mi||east||4° 35' 50.8"||315.94 mi||south||865.50 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tamale||Thu 8:18 AM||81 km||51 miles||44 nm|| NNW|
|Sokodé||Thu 8:18 AM||205 km||127 miles||111 nm|| E|
|Kara||Thu 8:18 AM||228 km||142 miles||123 nm|| ENE|
|Kumasi||Thu 8:18 AM||242 km||150 miles||131 nm|| SSW|
|Accra||Thu 8:18 AM||351 km||218 miles||190 nm|| S|
|Lome||Thu 8:18 AM||353 km||219 miles||190 nm|| SE|
|Parakou||Thu 9:18 AM||373 km||232 miles||201 nm|| ENE|
|Ouagadougou||Thu 8:18 AM||418 km||260 miles||226 nm|| NNW|
|Cotonou||Thu 9:18 AM||430 km||267 miles||232 nm|| SE|
|Koudougou||Thu 8:18 AM||435 km||270 miles||235 nm|| NNW|
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