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 Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 17:44:00 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: 57%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 17:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 30' ||North|
|Longitude: ||9° 43' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.26 meters/second, 1559.7 km/hour, 969.2 miles/hour or 842.2 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' 32.2"||16.15 mi||west||0° 00' 07.2"||0.14 mi||north||16.15 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 11.9"||969.01 mi||west||0° 07' 15.3"||8.32 mi||north||968.77 mi|
|24 hours||11° 12' 17.1"||746.97 mi||east||2° 33' 01.7"||175.40 mi||north||762.56 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Zinder||Sat 6:44 PM||204 km||127 miles||110 nm|| SSW|
|Agadez||Sat 6:44 PM||246 km||153 miles||133 nm|| NW|
|Maradi||Sat 6:44 PM||359 km||223 miles||194 nm|| SW|
|Kano||Sat 6:44 PM||409 km||254 miles||221 nm|| SSW|
|Kaduna||Sat 6:44 PM||604 km||376 miles||326 nm|| SSW|
|Ndjamena||Sat 6:44 PM||689 km||428 miles||372 nm|| ESE|
|Abuja||Sat 6:44 PM||753 km||468 miles||406 nm|| SSW|
|Niamey||Sat 6:44 PM||849 km||527 miles||458 nm|| WSW|
|Lagos||Sat 6:44 PM||1219 km||758 miles||658 nm|| SW|
|Porto Novo||Sat 6:44 PM||1251 km||777 miles||676 nm|| SW|
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