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 22:02:00 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 22:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 56' ||North|
|Longitude: ||11° 43' ||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' 00.1"||0.00 mi||south||15.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 41.3"||937.69 mi||west||0° 00' 06.6"||0.13 mi||south||937.70 mi|
|24 hours||11° 43' 53.0"||758.14 mi||east||0° 29' 38.6"||33.99 mi||south||760.14 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Agadez||Wed 11:02 PM||589 km||366 miles||318 nm|| SW|
|Zinder||Wed 11:02 PM||840 km||522 miles||453 nm|| SSW|
|Maradi||Wed 11:02 PM||958 km||595 miles||517 nm|| SSW|
|Ndjamena||Wed 11:02 PM||1039 km||645 miles||561 nm|| SSE|
|Kano||Wed 11:02 PM||1046 km||650 miles||565 nm|| SSW|
|Niamey||Wed 11:02 PM||1310 km||814 miles||707 nm|| SW|
|Tripoli||Wed 11:02 PM||1334 km||829 miles||720 nm|| N|
|Abuja||Wed 11:02 PM||1389 km||863 miles||750 nm|| SSW|
|Valletta||Wed 11:02 PM||1681 km||1045 miles||908 nm|| N|
|Ouagadougou||Wed 10:02 PM||1700 km||1056 miles||918 nm|| WSW|
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