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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 17:26:00 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: 48%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||12° 13' ||North|
|Longitude: ||3° 01' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.57 meters/second, 1582.4 km/hour, 983.3 miles/hour or 854.5 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' 32.4"||16.39 mi||west||0° 00' 08.8"||0.17 mi||north||16.39 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 29.0"||983.18 mi||west||0° 08' 54.7"||10.21 mi||north||982.96 mi|
|24 hours||11° 03' 08.9"||747.32 mi||east||3° 15' 38.9"||224.19 mi||north||775.43 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Niamey||Fri 6:26 PM||175 km||109 miles||94 nm|| NW|
|Parakou||Fri 6:26 PM||321 km||199 miles||173 nm|| S|
|Kara||Fri 5:26 PM||356 km||221 miles||192 nm|| SW|
|Sokodé||Fri 5:26 PM||412 km||256 miles||222 nm|| SSW|
|Maradi||Fri 6:26 PM||465 km||289 miles||251 nm|| ENE|
|Ouagadougou||Fri 5:26 PM||495 km||308 miles||268 nm|| W|
|Kaduna||Fri 6:26 PM||517 km||321 miles||279 nm|| ESE|
|Tamale||Fri 5:26 PM||525 km||326 miles||283 nm|| SW|
|Ibadan||Fri 6:26 PM||544 km||338 miles||294 nm|| S|
|Abeokuta||Fri 6:26 PM||560 km||348 miles||302 nm|| S|
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