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 23:22:00 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 23:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 23' ||North|
|Longitude: ||4° 06' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.82 meters/second, 1515.0 km/hour, 941.4 miles/hour or 818.0 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' 43.1"||941.11 mi||west||0° 02' 34.7"||2.96 mi||south||941.25 mi|
|24 hours||11° 39' 32.0"||756.18 mi||east||1° 27' 54.3"||100.79 mi||south||766.33 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Agadez||Fri 12:22 AM||557 km||346 miles||301 nm|| SE|
|Niamey||Fri 12:22 AM||789 km||490 miles||426 nm|| SSW|
|Maradi||Fri 12:22 AM||826 km||513 miles||446 nm|| SSE|
|Zinder||Fri 12:22 AM||894 km||555 miles||483 nm|| SE|
|Kano||Fri 12:22 AM||1040 km||646 miles||562 nm|| SSE|
|Ouagadougou||Thu 11:22 PM||1071 km||666 miles||578 nm|| SW|
|Abuja||Fri 12:22 AM||1283 km||797 miles||693 nm|| SSE|
|Ndjamena||Fri 12:22 AM||1485 km||922 miles||802 nm|| SE|
|Porto Novo||Fri 12:22 AM||1542 km||958 miles||833 nm|| S|
|Lagos||Fri 12:22 AM||1543 km||959 miles||833 nm|| S|
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