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, December 21, 2012 at 18:26:00 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 Friday, December 21, 2012 at 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||9° 59' ||North|
|Longitude: ||7° 48' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.21 meters/second, 1595.6 km/hour, 991.4 miles/hour or 861.5 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' 33.1"||16.52 mi||west||0° 00' 09.7"||0.18 mi||north||16.52 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 04.9"||991.35 mi||west||0° 09' 38.0"||11.04 mi||north||991.17 mi|
|24 hours||10° 49' 01.4"||736.97 mi||east||3° 36' 05.4"||247.58 mi||north||773.12 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kaduna||Fri 7:26 PM||71 km||44 miles||38 nm|| NNW|
|Abuja||Fri 7:26 PM||113 km||70 miles||61 nm|| SW|
|Kano||Fri 7:26 PM||236 km||147 miles||127 nm|| NNE|
|Enugu||Fri 7:26 PM||393 km||244 miles||212 nm|| S|
|Maradi||Fri 7:26 PM||395 km||245 miles||213 nm|| N|
|Sokoto||Fri 7:26 PM||439 km||273 miles||237 nm|| NW|
|Zinder||Fri 7:26 PM||442 km||275 miles||239 nm|| NNE|
|Benin City||Fri 7:26 PM||469 km||292 miles||253 nm|| SSW|
|Owerri||Fri 7:26 PM||505 km||314 miles||273 nm|| S|
|Bamenda||Fri 7:26 PM||516 km||321 miles||279 nm|| SSE|
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