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 Thursday, December 27, 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: 100%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 22:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 25' ||North|
|Longitude: ||18° 37' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.71 meters/second, 1514.5 km/hour, 941.1 miles/hour or 817.8 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"||15.69 mi||west||0° 00' 02.3"||0.05 mi||south||15.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 42.6"||940.85 mi||west||0° 02' 28.9"||2.85 mi||south||940.98 mi|
|24 hours||11° 39' 50.9"||756.31 mi||east||1° 25' 39.9"||98.22 mi||south||766.05 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kufra||Thu 11:22 PM||638 km||396 miles||344 nm|| NE|
|Ndjamena||Thu 11:22 PM||995 km||618 miles||537 nm|| SSW|
|Kano||Thu 11:22 PM||1426 km||886 miles||770 nm|| SW|
|Tripoli||Thu 11:22 PM||1484 km||922 miles||801 nm|| NNW|
|Khartoum||Fri 1:22 AM||1566 km||973 miles||846 nm|| ESE|
|Alexandria||Fri 12:22 AM||1647 km||1023 miles||889 nm|| NE|
|Cairo||Fri 12:22 AM||1657 km||1030 miles||895 nm|| NE|
|Abuja||Thu 11:22 PM||1749 km||1087 miles||944 nm|| SW|
|Valletta||Thu 11:22 PM||1762 km||1095 miles||951 nm|| NNW|
|Bangui||Thu 11:22 PM||1776 km||1104 miles||959 nm|| S|
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