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 25, 2012 at 21:52:00 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: 94%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, December 25, 2012 at 21:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 29' ||North|
|Longitude: ||2° 28' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.68 meters/second, 1514.4 km/hour, 941.0 miles/hour or 817.7 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' 30.9"||15.68 mi||west||0° 00' 02.3"||0.04 mi||north||15.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 58.7"||940.77 mi||west||0° 02' 12.9"||2.54 mi||north||940.66 mi|
|24 hours||11° 40' 25.0"||756.63 mi||east||0° 26' 46.3"||30.70 mi||north||756.14 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Agadez||Tue 10:52 PM||700 km||435 miles||378 nm|| ESE|
|Niamey||Tue 10:52 PM||772 km||480 miles||417 nm|| S|
|Maradi||Tue 10:52 PM||917 km||570 miles||495 nm|| SSE|
|Ouagadougou||Tue 9:52 PM||994 km||618 miles||537 nm|| SSW|
|Zinder||Tue 10:52 PM||1013 km||629 miles||547 nm|| SE|
|Kano||Tue 10:52 PM||1139 km||708 miles||615 nm|| SE|
|Abuja||Tue 10:52 PM||1349 km||838 miles||729 nm|| SSE|
|Bamako||Tue 9:52 PM||1413 km||878 miles||763 nm|| SW|
|Porto Novo||Tue 10:52 PM||1547 km||961 miles||836 nm|| S|
|Lagos||Tue 10:52 PM||1555 km||966 miles||839 nm|| S|
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