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 Friday, October 12, 2012 at 08:58:00 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: 13%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 08:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||3° 57' ||North|
|Longitude: ||1° 21' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.56 meters/second, 1611.2 km/hour, 1001.2 miles/hour or 870.0 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' 30.4"||16.69 mi||west||0° 00' 12.0"||0.23 mi||south||16.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 22.8"||1001.10 mi||west||0° 12' 04.5"||13.83 mi||south||1001.32 mi|
|24 hours||12° 00' 25.3"||828.63 mi||east||4° 57' 37.7"||340.85 mi||south||897.32 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lome||Fri 8:58 AM||242 km||150 miles||130 nm|| N|
|Accra||Fri 8:58 AM||247 km||154 miles||134 nm|| NW|
|Cotonou||Fri 9:58 AM||293 km||182 miles||158 nm|| NNE|
|Porto Novo||Fri 9:58 AM||314 km||195 miles||169 nm|| NNE|
|Lagos||Fri 9:58 AM||354 km||220 miles||191 nm|| NE|
|Atakpamé||Fri 8:58 AM||396 km||246 miles||214 nm|| N|
|Abeokuta||Fri 9:58 AM||418 km||260 miles||226 nm|| NNE|
|Kumasi||Fri 8:58 AM||448 km||279 miles||242 nm|| NW|
|Ibadan||Fri 9:58 AM||472 km||293 miles||255 nm|| NE|
|Benin City||Fri 9:58 AM||542 km||337 miles||293 nm|| ENE|
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