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 18:46:00 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 18:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||10° 03' ||North|
|Longitude: ||2° 57' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.14 meters/second, 1595.3 km/hour, 991.3 miles/hour or 861.4 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' 09.5"||0.18 mi||north||16.52 mi|
|1 hour||14° 33' 04.8"||991.19 mi||west||0° 09' 36.9"||11.02 mi||north||991.00 mi|
|24 hours||10° 49' 07.6"||736.97 mi||east||3° 35' 38.3"||247.06 mi||north||772.94 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Parakou||Fri 7:46 PM||86 km||53 miles||46 nm|| SSW|
|Kara||Fri 6:46 PM||200 km||124 miles||108 nm|| WSW|
|Sokodé||Fri 6:46 PM||230 km||143 miles||124 nm|| WSW|
|Ibadan||Fri 7:46 PM||314 km||195 miles||169 nm|| SSE|
|Abeokuta||Fri 7:46 PM||322 km||200 miles||174 nm|| S|
|Porto Novo||Fri 7:46 PM||392 km||244 miles||212 nm|| S|
|Niamey||Fri 7:46 PM||394 km||245 miles||213 nm|| NNW|
|Lagos||Fri 7:46 PM||399 km||248 miles||216 nm|| S|
|Cotonou||Fri 7:46 PM||410 km||255 miles||221 nm|| S|
|Sokoto||Fri 7:46 PM||417 km||259 miles||225 nm|| NE|
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