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 22:52:00 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: 100%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 22:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 24' ||North|
|Longitude: ||11° 22' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.76 meters/second, 1514.8 km/hour, 941.2 miles/hour or 817.9 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' 02.5"||0.05 mi||south||15.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 42.8"||940.98 mi||west||0° 02' 31.7"||2.90 mi||south||941.11 mi|
|24 hours||11° 39' 41.5"||756.25 mi||east||1° 26' 47.1"||99.50 mi||south||766.19 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Agadez||Thu 11:52 PM||520 km||323 miles||281 nm|| SW|
|Zinder||Thu 11:52 PM||772 km||480 miles||417 nm|| SSW|
|Maradi||Thu 11:52 PM||888 km||552 miles||480 nm|| SSW|
|Kano||Thu 11:52 PM||978 km||608 miles||528 nm|| SSW|
|Ndjamena||Thu 11:52 PM||999 km||620 miles||539 nm|| SSE|
|Niamey||Thu 11:52 PM||1245 km||774 miles||672 nm|| SW|
|Abuja||Thu 11:52 PM||1321 km||821 miles||713 nm|| SSW|
|Tripoli||Thu 11:52 PM||1396 km||867 miles||754 nm|| N|
|Ouagadougou||Thu 10:52 PM||1638 km||1018 miles||884 nm|| WSW|
|Valletta||Thu 11:52 PM||1745 km||1084 miles||942 nm|| N|
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