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, April 17, 2013 at 17:02:00 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: 42%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 17:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 30' ||North|
|Longitude: ||8° 00' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.62 meters/second, 1543.0 km/hour, 958.8 miles/hour or 833.2 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' 31.7"||15.98 mi||west||0° 00' 05.2"||0.10 mi||south||15.98 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 44.5"||958.61 mi||west||0° 05' 19.10"||6.11 mi||south||958.86 mi|
|24 hours||11° 13' 52.2"||741.09 mi||east||2° 29' 34.6"||171.43 mi||south||765.35 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Agadez||Wed 6:02 PM||58 km||36 miles||31 nm|| S|
|Zinder||Wed 6:02 PM||422 km||262 miles||228 nm|| SSE|
|Maradi||Wed 6:02 PM||453 km||282 miles||245 nm|| SSW|
|Kano||Wed 6:02 PM||611 km||379 miles||330 nm|| S|
|Niamey||Wed 6:02 PM||771 km||479 miles||416 nm|| SW|
|Kaduna||Wed 6:02 PM||774 km||481 miles||418 nm|| S|
|Abuja||Wed 6:02 PM||925 km||575 miles||499 nm|| S|
|Ndjamena||Wed 6:02 PM||964 km||599 miles||521 nm|| SE|
|Ouagadougou||Wed 5:02 PM||1172 km||728 miles||633 nm|| WSW|
|Lagos||Wed 6:02 PM||1323 km||822 miles||714 nm|| SSW|
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