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 Friday, May 4, 2012 at 20:48:00 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: 97%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, May 4, 2012 at 20:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||13° 17' ||South|
|Longitude: ||27° 57' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.14 meters/second, 1562.9 km/hour, 971.1 miles/hour or 843.9 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' 25.2"||16.19 mi||west||0° 00' 11.2"||0.22 mi||south||16.19 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 17.3"||970.94 mi||west||0° 11' 14.7"||12.88 mi||south||970.65 mi|
|24 hours||14° 14' 32.1"||958.87 mi||east||4° 02' 52.2"||278.33 mi||south||989.98 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lubumbashi||Fri 10:48 PM||187 km||116 miles||101 nm|| NNW|
|Lusaka||Fri 10:48 PM||228 km||142 miles||123 nm|| S|
|Harare||Fri 10:48 PM||602 km||374 miles||325 nm|| SSE|
|Lilongwe||Fri 10:48 PM||634 km||394 miles||342 nm|| E|
|Francistown||Fri 10:48 PM||874 km||543 miles||472 nm|| S|
|Mbuji-Mayi||Fri 9:48 PM||926 km||576 miles||500 nm|| NNW|
|Rundu||Fri 9:48 PM||1017 km||632 miles||549 nm|| WSW|
|Bujumbura||Fri 10:48 PM||1108 km||688 miles||598 nm|| N|
|Dodoma||Fri 11:48 PM||1155 km||718 miles||624 nm|| NE|
|Kigali||Fri 10:48 PM||1275 km||792 miles||689 nm|| N|
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