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, March 14, 2012 at 05:40:00 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: 59%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 57' ||South|
|Longitude: ||5° 26' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.47 meters/second, 1488.5 km/hour, 924.9 miles/hour or 803.7 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' 24.5"||15.42 mi||west||0° 00' 01.1"||0.02 mi||south||15.42 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 34.8"||924.65 mi||west||0° 01' 08.7"||1.32 mi||south||924.59 mi|
|24 hours||14° 00' 50.3"||899.28 mi||east||0° 11' 59.9"||13.76 mi||north||900.01 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Wed 5:40 AM||667 km||415 miles||360 nm|| N|
|Windhoek *||Wed 7:40 AM||2321 km||1442 miles||1253 nm|| E|
|Luanda||Wed 6:40 AM||2469 km||1534 miles||1333 nm|| ENE|
|Cape Town||Wed 7:40 AM||2687 km||1669 miles||1451 nm|| SE|
|São Tomé||Wed 5:40 AM||2797 km||1738 miles||1510 nm|| NNE|
|Libreville||Wed 6:40 AM||2953 km||1835 miles||1594 nm|| NE|
|Kinshasa||Wed 6:40 AM||2968 km||1844 miles||1603 nm|| NE|
|Brazzaville||Wed 6:40 AM||2970 km||1846 miles||1604 nm|| NE|
|Abidjan||Wed 5:40 AM||3020 km||1877 miles||1631 nm|| N|
|Accra||Wed 5:40 AM||3094 km||1923 miles||1671 nm|| N|
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