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 26, 2012 at 21:42:00 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: 98%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 21:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 56' ||North|
|Longitude: ||16° 34' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.30 meters/second, 1509.5 km/hour, 938.0 miles/hour or 815.1 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' 30.6"||15.63 mi||west||0° 00' 00.0"||0.00 mi||south||15.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 41.3"||937.69 mi||west||0° 00' 04.7"||0.09 mi||south||937.70 mi|
|24 hours||11° 43' 53.4"||758.15 mi||east||0° 28' 51.8"||33.10 mi||south||760.07 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Ndjamena||Wed 10:42 PM||989 km||615 miles||534 nm|| S|
|Agadez||Wed 10:42 PM||1003 km||623 miles||542 nm|| WSW|
|Kano||Wed 10:42 PM||1309 km||813 miles||707 nm|| SW|
|Tripoli||Wed 10:42 PM||1367 km||850 miles||738 nm|| NNW|
|Abuja||Wed 10:42 PM||1644 km||1022 miles||888 nm|| SW|
|Valletta||Wed 10:42 PM||1671 km||1038 miles||902 nm|| N|
|Niamey||Wed 10:42 PM||1741 km||1082 miles||940 nm|| WSW|
|Alexandria||Wed 11:42 PM||1756 km||1091 miles||948 nm|| NE|
|Cairo||Wed 11:42 PM||1785 km||1109 miles||964 nm|| NE|
|Khartoum||Thu 12:42 AM||1788 km||1111 miles||965 nm|| ESE|
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