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 17:26:00 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: 43%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 28' ||North|
|Longitude: ||2° 12' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.70 meters/second, 1543.3 km/hour, 959.0 miles/hour or 833.3 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' 31.6"||15.98 mi||west||0° 00' 05.2"||0.10 mi||south||15.98 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 45.0"||958.80 mi||west||0° 05' 21.9"||6.15 mi||south||959.06 mi|
|24 hours||11° 13' 43.6"||741.08 mi||east||2° 30' 18.8"||172.27 mi||south||765.54 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Niamey||Wed 6:26 PM||437 km||272 miles||236 nm|| S|
|Sokoto||Wed 6:26 PM||587 km||365 miles||317 nm|| SE|
|Agadez||Wed 6:26 PM||618 km||384 miles||334 nm|| E|
|Maradi||Wed 6:26 PM||685 km||426 miles||370 nm|| SE|
|Ouagadougou||Wed 5:26 PM||691 km||430 miles||373 nm|| SW|
|Koudougou||Wed 5:26 PM||757 km||471 miles||409 nm|| SW|
|Zinder||Wed 6:26 PM||833 km||518 miles||450 nm|| ESE|
|Kara||Wed 5:26 PM||883 km||548 miles||477 nm|| S|
|Parakou||Wed 6:26 PM||900 km||559 miles||486 nm|| S|
|Kano||Wed 6:26 PM||910 km||565 miles||491 nm|| SE|
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