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 Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 20:30:00 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: 83%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 20:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||16° 49' ||North|
|Longitude: ||0° 26' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.40 meters/second, 1549.5 km/hour, 962.8 miles/hour or 836.6 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' 32.2"||16.05 mi||west||0° 00' 06.4"||0.12 mi||north||16.05 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 10.1"||962.59 mi||west||0° 06' 27.2"||7.40 mi||north||962.35 mi|
|24 hours||11° 15' 12.8"||745.29 mi||east||2° 13' 02.0"||152.50 mi||north||756.28 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Niamey||Sun 9:30 PM||457 km||284 miles||247 nm|| SE|
|Ouagadougou||Sun 8:30 PM||506 km||314 miles||273 nm|| SSW|
|Koudougou||Sun 8:30 PM||546 km||340 miles||295 nm|| SSW|
|Koutiala||Sun 8:30 PM||731 km||454 miles||395 nm|| SW|
|Bobo-Dioulasso||Sun 8:30 PM||750 km||466 miles||405 nm|| SW|
|Tamale||Sun 8:30 PM||821 km||510 miles||444 nm|| S|
|Kara||Sun 8:30 PM||824 km||512 miles||445 nm|| SSE|
|Sikasso||Sun 8:30 PM||831 km||516 miles||449 nm|| SW|
|Sokodé||Sun 8:30 PM||883 km||549 miles||477 nm|| SSE|
|Maradi||Sun 9:30 PM||890 km||553 miles||480 nm|| ESE|
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