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 Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 01:20:00 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: 95%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 57' ||North|
|Longitude: ||5° 25' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.12 meters/second, 1519.6 km/hour, 944.2 miles/hour or 820.5 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' 30.9"||15.74 mi||west||0° 00' 03.2"||0.06 mi||south||15.74 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 59.6"||944.02 mi||west||0° 03' 23.6"||3.89 mi||south||944.20 mi|
|24 hours||11° 31' 17.2"||749.33 mi||east||1° 46' 27.0"||122.04 mi||south||763.22 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Agadez||Sat 2:20 AM||427 km||265 miles||230 nm|| SE|
|Maradi||Sat 2:20 AM||736 km||458 miles||398 nm|| SSE|
|Zinder||Sat 2:20 AM||779 km||484 miles||420 nm|| SSE|
|Niamey||Sat 2:20 AM||795 km||494 miles||429 nm|| SSW|
|Kano||Sat 2:20 AM||940 km||584 miles||507 nm|| SSE|
|Ouagadougou||Sat 1:20 AM||1120 km||696 miles||605 nm|| SW|
|Abuja||Sat 2:20 AM||1207 km||750 miles||652 nm|| S|
|Ndjamena||Sat 2:20 AM||1347 km||837 miles||727 nm|| SE|
|Lagos||Sat 2:20 AM||1509 km||938 miles||815 nm|| S|
|Porto Novo||Sat 2:20 AM||1515 km||941 miles||818 nm|| S|
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