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 23:44:00 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: 98%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, May 4, 2012 at 23:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||13° 50' ||South|
|Longitude: ||14° 20' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.03 meters/second, 1558.9 km/hour, 968.7 miles/hour or 841.7 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' 25.0"||16.14 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||south||16.15 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 03.2"||968.45 mi||west||0° 10' 59.5"||12.59 mi||south||968.15 mi|
|24 hours||14° 19' 48.9"||962.59 mi||east||3° 55' 21.4"||269.74 mi||south||991.10 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Fri 11:44 PM||956 km||594 miles||516 nm|| ESE|
|Monrovia||Fri 11:44 PM||2263 km||1406 miles||1222 nm|| N|
|Recife||Fri 8:44 PM||2332 km||1449 miles||1259 nm|| WNW|
|Abidjan||Fri 11:44 PM||2406 km||1495 miles||1299 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Fri 11:44 PM||2472 km||1536 miles||1335 nm|| N|
|Yamoussoukro||Fri 11:44 PM||2494 km||1550 miles||1347 nm|| NNE|
|Conakry||Fri 11:44 PM||2582 km||1605 miles||1394 nm|| N|
|Salvador||Fri 8:44 PM||2615 km||1625 miles||1412 nm|| W|
|Accra||Fri 11:44 PM||2652 km||1648 miles||1432 nm|| NE|
|Lome||Fri 11:44 PM||2798 km||1739 miles||1511 nm|| NE|
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