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 2, 2012 at 21:36:00 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: 85%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 21:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||3° 24' ||South|
|Longitude: ||9° 54' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.00 meters/second, 1609.2 km/hour, 999.9 miles/hour or 868.9 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' 28.8"||16.66 mi||west||0° 00' 13.1"||0.25 mi||south||16.67 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 44.0"||999.83 mi||west||0° 13' 14.2"||15.16 mi||south||999.83 mi|
|24 hours||12° 48' 10.3"||884.10 mi||east||5° 13' 21.9"||358.91 mi||south||950.83 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Monrovia||Wed 9:36 PM||1079 km||670 miles||582 nm|| N|
|Abidjan||Wed 9:36 PM||1164 km||723 miles||628 nm|| NE|
|Yamoussoukro||Wed 9:36 PM||1240 km||771 miles||670 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Wed 9:36 PM||1365 km||848 miles||737 nm|| NNW|
|Jamestown||Wed 9:36 PM||1460 km||907 miles||788 nm|| SSE|
|Accra||Wed 9:36 PM||1462 km||908 miles||789 nm|| NE|
|Conakry||Wed 9:36 PM||1488 km||925 miles||804 nm|| NNW|
|Lome||Wed 9:36 PM||1623 km||1009 miles||876 nm|| NE|
|Porto Novo||Wed 10:36 PM||1784 km||1108 miles||963 nm|| NE|
|Bamako||Wed 9:36 PM||1786 km||1110 miles||964 nm|| N|
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