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, March 15, 2012 at 06:40:00 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: 48%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 43' ||South|
|Longitude: ||5° 50' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.62 meters/second, 1492.6 km/hour, 927.5 miles/hour or 806.0 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' 25.4"||15.46 mi||west||0° 00' 02.3"||0.04 mi||north||15.46 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 33.3"||927.23 mi||west||0° 02' 22.6"||2.73 mi||north||927.36 mi|
|24 hours||13° 30' 03.0"||867.81 mi||east||1° 32' 17.4"||105.83 mi||north||878.71 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Thu 6:40 AM||641 km||398 miles||346 nm|| N|
|Windhoek *||Thu 8:40 AM||2366 km||1470 miles||1278 nm|| E|
|Luanda||Thu 7:40 AM||2490 km||1547 miles||1345 nm|| ENE|
|Cape Town||Thu 8:40 AM||2736 km||1700 miles||1478 nm|| SE|
|São Tomé||Thu 6:40 AM||2796 km||1737 miles||1509 nm|| NNE|
|Libreville||Thu 7:40 AM||2956 km||1837 miles||1596 nm|| NE|
|Kinshasa||Thu 7:40 AM||2986 km||1855 miles||1612 nm|| NE|
|Brazzaville||Thu 7:40 AM||2988 km||1857 miles||1613 nm|| NE|
|Abidjan||Thu 6:40 AM||2997 km||1862 miles||1618 nm|| N|
|Accra||Thu 6:40 AM||3077 km||1912 miles||1661 nm|| NNE|
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