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 21:02:00 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 21:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 37' ||North|
|Longitude: ||7° 42' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.17 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"||939.64 mi||west||0° 01' 35.1"||1.82 mi||south||939.72 mi|
|24 hours||11° 42' 56.6"||758.71 mi||east||1° 04' 35.9"||74.07 mi||south||764.92 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Agadez||Wed 10:02 PM||404 km||251 miles||218 nm|| S|
|Zinder||Wed 10:02 PM||765 km||476 miles||413 nm|| S|
|Maradi||Wed 10:02 PM||790 km||491 miles||427 nm|| S|
|Kano||Wed 10:02 PM||957 km||595 miles||517 nm|| S|
|Niamey||Wed 10:02 PM||986 km||612 miles||532 nm|| SW|
|Ndjamena||Wed 10:02 PM||1225 km||761 miles||662 nm|| SE|
|Abuja||Wed 10:02 PM||1267 km||787 miles||684 nm|| S|
|Ouagadougou||Wed 9:02 PM||1342 km||834 miles||725 nm|| SW|
|Tripoli||Wed 10:02 PM||1465 km||910 miles||791 nm|| NNE|
|Lagos||Wed 10:02 PM||1636 km||1016 miles||883 nm|| SSW|
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