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 Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 03:00:00 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: 86%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 03:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||24° 55' ||South|
|Longitude: ||0° 45' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 405.70 meters/second, 1460.5 km/hour, 907.5 miles/hour or 788.6 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' 27.5"||15.13 mi||west||0° 00' 01.8"||0.03 mi||north||15.13 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 29.4"||907.18 mi||west||0° 01' 51.8"||2.14 mi||north||907.30 mi|
|24 hours||12° 42' 49.9"||797.82 mi||east||1° 20' 04.0"||91.85 mi||north||807.29 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sun 3:00 AM||1202 km||747 miles||649 nm|| NW|
|Windhoek||Sun 4:00 AM||1687 km||1048 miles||911 nm|| E|
|Cape Town||Sun 5:00 AM||1981 km||1231 miles||1069 nm|| SE|
|Luanda||Sun 4:00 AM||2219 km||1379 miles||1198 nm|| NE|
|Gaborone||Sun 5:00 AM||2542 km||1579 miles||1372 nm|| E|
|Maseru||Sun 5:00 AM||2690 km||1672 miles||1453 nm|| ESE|
|Johannesburg||Sun 5:00 AM||2743 km||1704 miles||1481 nm|| E|
|Pretoria||Sun 5:00 AM||2760 km||1715 miles||1490 nm|| E|
|Kinshasa||Sun 4:00 AM||2761 km||1716 miles||1491 nm|| NE|
|Brazzaville||Sun 4:00 AM||2765 km||1718 miles||1493 nm|| NE|
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