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 Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 21:42:00 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: 95%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 21:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 30' ||North|
|Longitude: ||9° 45' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.21 meters/second, 1523.6 km/hour, 946.7 miles/hour or 822.7 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"||15.78 mi||west||0° 00' 03.8"||0.07 mi||south||15.78 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 47.4"||946.48 mi||west||0° 03' 56.4"||4.52 mi||south||946.68 mi|
|24 hours||11° 37' 43.0"||758.44 mi||east||1° 59' 42.6"||137.23 mi||south||775.18 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Agadez||Thu 10:42 PM||335 km||208 miles||181 nm|| SW|
|Zinder||Thu 10:42 PM||634 km||394 miles||343 nm|| S|
|Maradi||Thu 10:42 PM||721 km||448 miles||389 nm|| SSW|
|Kano||Thu 10:42 PM||840 km||522 miles||453 nm|| S|
|Ndjamena||Thu 10:42 PM||995 km||619 miles||537 nm|| SE|
|Niamey||Thu 10:42 PM||1049 km||652 miles||567 nm|| SW|
|Abuja||Thu 10:42 PM||1174 km||730 miles||634 nm|| SSW|
|Ouagadougou||Thu 9:42 PM||1441 km||895 miles||778 nm|| WSW|
|Tripoli||Thu 10:42 PM||1524 km||947 miles||823 nm|| NNE|
|Lagos||Thu 10:42 PM||1600 km||994 miles||864 nm|| SSW|
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