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 22:22:00 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 22:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 56' ||North|
|Longitude: ||6° 53' ||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' 41.2"||937.69 mi||west||0° 00' 08.7"||0.17 mi||south||937.70 mi|
|24 hours||11° 43' 52.8"||758.14 mi||east||0° 30' 25.4"||34.88 mi||south||760.21 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Agadez||Wed 11:22 PM||453 km||281 miles||245 nm|| SSE|
|Zinder||Wed 11:22 PM||819 km||509 miles||442 nm|| SSE|
|Maradi||Wed 11:22 PM||823 km||511 miles||444 nm|| S|
|In Salah||Wed 11:22 PM||826 km||513 miles||446 nm|| NNW|
|Niamey||Wed 11:22 PM||965 km||600 miles||521 nm|| SSW|
|Kano||Wed 11:22 PM||1003 km||623 miles||542 nm|| S|
|Abuja||Wed 11:22 PM||1301 km||808 miles||702 nm|| S|
|Ouagadougou||Wed 10:22 PM||1304 km||810 miles||704 nm|| SW|
|Ndjamena||Wed 11:22 PM||1308 km||813 miles||706 nm|| SE|
|Tripoli||Wed 11:22 PM||1465 km||910 miles||791 nm|| NNE|
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