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 23:54:00 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: 100%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 23:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||17° 47' ||South|
|Longitude: ||2° 25' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.82 meters/second, 1525.8 km/hour, 948.1 miles/hour or 823.8 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' 23.2"||15.80 mi||west||0° 00' 08.4"||0.16 mi||south||15.80 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 16.3"||947.81 mi||west||0° 08' 19.6"||9.55 mi||south||947.49 mi|
|24 hours||14° 56' 03.3"||983.78 mi||east||2° 41' 08.0"||184.73 mi||south||993.33 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sat 11:54 PM||408 km||254 miles||220 nm|| WNW|
|Luanda||Sun 12:54 AM||1960 km||1218 miles||1059 nm|| ENE|
|Windhoek||Sun 12:54 AM||2105 km||1308 miles||1137 nm|| ESE|
|São Tomé||Sat 11:54 PM||2240 km||1392 miles||1210 nm|| NNE|
|Libreville||Sun 12:54 AM||2394 km||1487 miles||1292 nm|| NE|
|Kinshasa||Sun 12:54 AM||2438 km||1515 miles||1316 nm|| NE|
|Brazzaville||Sun 12:54 AM||2440 km||1516 miles||1317 nm|| NE|
|Abidjan||Sat 11:54 PM||2561 km||1591 miles||1383 nm|| N|
|Accra||Sat 11:54 PM||2591 km||1610 miles||1399 nm|| N|
|Lome||Sat 11:54 PM||2674 km||1662 miles||1444 nm|| N|
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