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 Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 20:42:00 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: 90%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 20:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 37' ||North|
|Longitude: ||12° 32' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.15 meters/second, 1512.5 km/hour, 939.8 miles/hour or 816.7 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' 30.7"||15.67 mi||west||0° 00' 01.5"||0.03 mi||south||15.67 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 40.8"||939.59 mi||west||0° 01' 33.1"||1.78 mi||south||939.67 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 58.5"||758.70 mi||east||1° 03' 50.0"||73.19 mi||south||764.80 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Agadez||Wed 9:42 PM||627 km||390 miles||339 nm|| SW|
|Zinder||Wed 9:42 PM||843 km||524 miles||455 nm|| SSW|
|Maradi||Wed 9:42 PM||978 km||608 miles||528 nm|| SW|
|Ndjamena||Wed 9:42 PM||979 km||609 miles||529 nm|| SSE|
|Kano||Wed 9:42 PM||1046 km||650 miles||565 nm|| SSW|
|Niamey||Wed 9:42 PM||1360 km||845 miles||734 nm|| SW|
|Tripoli||Wed 9:42 PM||1361 km||846 miles||735 nm|| N|
|Abuja||Wed 9:42 PM||1391 km||864 miles||751 nm|| SSW|
|Valletta||Wed 9:42 PM||1704 km||1059 miles||920 nm|| N|
|Ouagadougou||Wed 8:42 PM||1756 km||1091 miles||948 nm|| WSW|
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