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, May 9, 2013 at 10:48:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 10:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||15° 60' ||North|
|Longitude: ||10° 21' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.82 meters/second, 1554.5 km/hour, 966.0 miles/hour or 839.4 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' 31.3"||16.10 mi||west||0° 00' 06.5"||0.13 mi||north||16.10 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 22.5"||965.78 mi||west||0° 06' 33.4"||7.52 mi||north||965.55 mi|
|24 hours||11° 31' 33.3"||766.54 mi||east||2° 14' 50.5"||154.56 mi||north||777.55 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Agadez||Thu 11:48 AM||274 km||170 miles||148 nm|| WNW|
|Zinder||Thu 11:48 AM||282 km||176 miles||153 nm|| SSW|
|Maradi||Thu 11:48 AM||445 km||277 miles||240 nm|| SW|
|Kano||Thu 11:48 AM||484 km||301 miles||261 nm|| SSW|
|Sokoto||Thu 11:48 AM||639 km||397 miles||345 nm|| WSW|
|Ndjamena||Thu 11:48 AM||666 km||414 miles||360 nm|| SE|
|Kaduna||Thu 11:48 AM||682 km||424 miles||369 nm|| SSW|
|Abuja||Thu 11:48 AM||829 km||515 miles||447 nm|| SSW|
|Niamey||Thu 11:48 AM||928 km||576 miles||501 nm|| WSW|
|Lagos||Thu 11:48 AM||1302 km||809 miles||703 nm|| SW|
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