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, May 5, 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: 60%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 03:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 49' ||South|
|Longitude: ||36° 47' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.28 meters/second, 1541.8 km/hour, 958.0 miles/hour or 832.5 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' 32.5"||15.97 mi||west||0° 00' 09.2"||0.18 mi||north||15.97 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 37.2"||957.83 mi||west||0° 09' 16.4"||10.63 mi||north||958.30 mi|
|24 hours||10° 40' 09.2"||702.75 mi||east||4° 00' 20.4"||275.45 mi||north||761.57 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Blantyre||Wed 5:00 AM||295 km||183 miles||159 nm|| NW|
|Beira||Wed 5:00 AM||303 km||188 miles||163 nm|| SW|
|Nampula||Wed 5:00 AM||400 km||248 miles||216 nm|| NE|
|Mutare||Wed 5:00 AM||454 km||282 miles||245 nm|| WSW|
|Lilongwe||Wed 5:00 AM||533 km||331 miles||288 nm|| NW|
|Harare||Wed 5:00 AM||608 km||378 miles||328 nm|| W|
|Lusaka||Wed 5:00 AM||953 km||592 miles||515 nm|| WNW|
|Moroni||Wed 6:00 AM||979 km||608 miles||529 nm|| NE|
|Maputo||Wed 5:00 AM||1000 km||622 miles||540 nm|| SSW|
|Mbabane||Wed 5:00 AM||1106 km||687 miles||597 nm|| SSW|
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