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, September 5, 2013 at 11:36:00 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, September 5, 2013 at 11:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||2° 45' ||North|
|Longitude: ||3° 46' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.18 meters/second, 1617.1 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.1 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' 32.4"||16.75 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||south||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 30.3"||1004.78 mi||west||0° 10' 38.3"||12.18 mi||south||1004.92 mi|
|24 hours||11° 04' 57.3"||765.76 mi||east||4° 19' 00.2"||296.62 mi||south||821.82 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lagos||Thu 12:36 PM||412 km||256 miles||223 nm|| N|
|São Tomé||Thu 11:36 AM||425 km||264 miles||229 nm|| SE|
|Santo António (Príncipe)||Thu 11:36 AM||425 km||264 miles||230 nm|| ESE|
|Cotonou||Thu 12:36 PM||427 km||265 miles||230 nm|| NNW|
|Port Harcourt||Thu 12:36 PM||427 km||265 miles||230 nm|| ENE|
|Porto Novo||Thu 12:36 PM||433 km||269 miles||234 nm|| NNW|
|Benin City||Thu 12:36 PM||448 km||278 miles||242 nm|| NNE|
|Lome||Thu 11:36 AM||468 km||291 miles||253 nm|| NW|
|Owerri||Thu 12:36 PM||473 km||294 miles||255 nm|| NE|
|Abeokuta||Thu 12:36 PM||490 km||304 miles||264 nm|| N|
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