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, April 12, 2012 at 04:44:00 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: 64%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 04:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 36' ||South|
|Longitude: ||5° 12' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.77 meters/second, 1504.0 km/hour, 934.5 miles/hour or 812.1 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' 25.5"||15.58 mi||west||0° 00' 04.3"||0.08 mi||north||15.58 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 41.0"||934.31 mi||west||0° 04' 29.7"||5.15 mi||north||934.55 mi|
|24 hours||13° 20' 00.4"||863.47 mi||east||2° 19' 34.6"||160.02 mi||north||884.38 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Walvis Bay||Thu 5:44 AM||996 km||619 miles||538 nm|| ESE|
|Windhoek||Thu 5:44 AM||1251 km||777 miles||675 nm|| ESE|
|Jamestown||Thu 4:44 AM||1265 km||786 miles||683 nm|| WNW|
|Luanda||Thu 5:44 AM||1562 km||971 miles||843 nm|| NE|
|Cape Town||Thu 6:44 AM||1969 km||1223 miles||1063 nm|| SE|
|Kinshasa||Thu 5:44 AM||2108 km||1310 miles||1138 nm|| NNE|
|Brazzaville||Thu 5:44 AM||2112 km||1312 miles||1140 nm|| NNE|
|Gaborone||Thu 6:44 AM||2173 km||1350 miles||1173 nm|| ESE|
|São Tomé||Thu 4:44 AM||2323 km||1443 miles||1254 nm|| N|
|Libreville||Thu 5:44 AM||2368 km||1472 miles||1279 nm|| NNE|
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