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 20:52:00 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: 90%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 20:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 37' ||North|
|Longitude: ||10° 07' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.16 meters/second, 1512.6 km/hour, 939.9 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' 30.6"||15.67 mi||west||0° 00' 01.5"||0.03 mi||south||15.67 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 40.8"||939.61 mi||west||0° 01' 34.0"||1.80 mi||south||939.70 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 57.5"||758.70 mi||east||1° 04' 13.0"||73.63 mi||south||764.86 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Agadez||Wed 9:52 PM||462 km||287 miles||250 nm|| SSW|
|Zinder||Wed 9:52 PM||763 km||474 miles||412 nm|| S|
|Maradi||Wed 9:52 PM||851 km||529 miles||460 nm|| SSW|
|Kano||Wed 9:52 PM||969 km||602 miles||523 nm|| S|
|Ndjamena||Wed 9:52 PM||1079 km||670 miles||582 nm|| SSE|
|Niamey||Wed 9:52 PM||1159 km||720 miles||626 nm|| SW|
|Abuja||Wed 9:52 PM||1305 km||811 miles||704 nm|| SSW|
|Tripoli||Wed 9:52 PM||1394 km||866 miles||752 nm|| NNE|
|Ouagadougou||Wed 8:52 PM||1542 km||958 miles||832 nm|| SW|
|Lagos||Wed 9:52 PM||1729 km||1074 miles||934 nm|| SSW|
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