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 Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 20:46:00 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: 100%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 20:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 20' ||South|
|Longitude: ||42° 41' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.97 meters/second, 1529.9 km/hour, 950.6 miles/hour or 826.1 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' 23.5"||15.84 mi||west||0° 00' 08.7"||0.17 mi||south||15.84 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 28.7"||950.39 mi||west||0° 08' 43.6"||10.00 mi||south||950.06 mi|
|24 hours||14° 52' 20.1"||982.13 mi||east||2° 51' 51.7"||197.02 mi||south||993.76 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Nampula||Sat 10:46 PM||440 km||274 miles||238 nm|| WNW|
|Antsirabe||Sat 11:46 PM||538 km||334 miles||291 nm|| ESE|
|Antananarivo||Sat 11:46 PM||541 km||336 miles||292 nm|| ESE|
|Mamoutzou||Sat 11:46 PM||573 km||356 miles||310 nm|| NNE|
|Mutsamudu||Sat 11:46 PM||601 km||373 miles||325 nm|| NNE|
|Moroni||Sat 11:46 PM||631 km||392 miles||340 nm|| N|
|Toamasina||Sat 11:46 PM||719 km||447 miles||388 nm|| E|
|Beira||Sat 10:46 PM||873 km||542 miles||471 nm|| WSW|
|Lilongwe||Sat 10:46 PM||1024 km||636 miles||553 nm|| WNW|
|Dar es Salaam||Sat 11:46 PM||1220 km||758 miles||659 nm|| NNW|
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