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 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 04:34:00 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: 65%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 04:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||7° 50' ||North|
|Longitude: ||3° 25' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.50 meters/second, 1603.8 km/hour, 996.6 miles/hour or 866.0 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' 32.4"||16.61 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||south||16.61 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 27.4"||996.49 mi||west||0° 10' 31.1"||12.05 mi||south||996.78 mi|
|24 hours||11° 03' 47.6"||758.18 mi||east||4° 23' 32.6"||301.84 mi||south||819.07 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Ibadan||Wed 5:34 AM||74 km||46 miles||40 nm|| SE|
|Abeokuta||Wed 5:34 AM||75 km||47 miles||41 nm|| S|
|Lagos||Wed 5:34 AM||153 km||95 miles||83 nm|| S|
|Porto Novo||Wed 5:34 AM||164 km||102 miles||88 nm|| SSW|
|Parakou||Wed 5:34 AM||187 km||116 miles||101 nm|| NNW|
|Cotonou||Wed 5:34 AM||195 km||121 miles||105 nm|| SSW|
|Sokodé||Wed 4:34 AM||281 km||175 miles||152 nm|| WNW|
|Benin City||Wed 5:34 AM||295 km||183 miles||159 nm|| SE|
|Lome||Wed 4:34 AM||308 km||191 miles||166 nm|| SW|
|Kara||Wed 4:34 AM||310 km||192 miles||167 nm|| NW|
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