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 04:54:00 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 04:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 36' ||South|
|Longitude: ||2° 48' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.81 meters/second, 1504.1 km/hour, 934.6 miles/hour or 812.2 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' 25.7"||15.58 mi||west||0° 00' 04.5"||0.09 mi||north||15.58 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 41.9"||934.40 mi||west||0° 04' 30.9"||5.18 mi||north||934.64 mi|
|24 hours||13° 19' 39.7"||863.16 mi||east||2° 20' 01.0"||160.53 mi||north||884.19 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Thu 4:54 AM||1038 km||645 miles||560 nm|| WNW|
|Windhoek||Thu 5:54 AM||1497 km||930 miles||808 nm|| E|
|Luanda||Thu 5:54 AM||1717 km||1067 miles||927 nm|| NE|
|Cape Town||Thu 6:54 AM||2134 km||1326 miles||1152 nm|| SE|
|Kinshasa||Thu 5:54 AM||2253 km||1400 miles||1216 nm|| NE|
|Brazzaville||Thu 5:54 AM||2256 km||1402 miles||1218 nm|| NE|
|São Tomé||Thu 4:54 AM||2355 km||1463 miles||1271 nm|| N|
|Gaborone||Thu 6:54 AM||2415 km||1501 miles||1304 nm|| ESE|
|Libreville||Thu 5:54 AM||2432 km||1511 miles||1313 nm|| NNE|
|Johannesburg||Thu 6:54 AM||2650 km||1647 miles||1431 nm|| ESE|
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