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 Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 03:44:00 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: 74%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 03:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 55' ||North|
|Longitude: ||4° 31' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.98 meters/second, 1583.9 km/hour, 984.2 miles/hour or 855.2 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' 32.4"||16.40 mi||west||0° 00' 09.2"||0.18 mi||south||16.40 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 21.8"||984.10 mi||west||0° 09' 12.7"||10.55 mi||south||984.44 mi|
|24 hours||11° 01' 25.3"||746.18 mi||east||3° 56' 21.7"||270.77 mi||south||798.30 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Niamey||Tue 4:44 AM||314 km||195 miles||170 nm|| NW|
|Maradi||Tue 4:44 AM||331 km||206 miles||179 nm|| ENE|
|Parakou||Tue 4:44 AM||353 km||219 miles||190 nm|| SW|
|Kaduna||Tue 4:44 AM||355 km||221 miles||192 nm|| ESE|
|Abuja||Tue 4:44 AM||421 km||262 miles||227 nm|| SE|
|Kano||Tue 4:44 AM||436 km||271 miles||235 nm|| E|
|Ibadan||Tue 4:44 AM||508 km||315 miles||274 nm|| S|
|Zinder||Tue 4:44 AM||529 km||329 miles||285 nm|| ENE|
|Lagos||Tue 4:44 AM||618 km||384 miles||334 nm|| SSW|
|Porto Novo||Tue 4:44 AM||629 km||391 miles||340 nm|| SSW|
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