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 Sunday, May 6, 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: 99%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 23:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 27' ||South|
|Longitude: ||14° 55' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.51 meters/second, 1499.4 km/hour, 931.7 miles/hour or 809.6 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' 22.1"||15.53 mi||west||0° 00' 04.9"||0.09 mi||south||15.53 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 09.9"||931.44 mi||west||0° 04' 52.3"||5.59 mi||south||931.21 mi|
|24 hours||15° 10' 36.5"||983.74 mi||east||1° 12' 28.5"||83.11 mi||south||983.31 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Swakopmund||Mon 12:44 AM||250 km||155 miles||135 nm|| S|
|Walvis Bay||Mon 12:44 AM||281 km||174 miles||151 nm|| S|
|Windhoek||Mon 12:44 AM||325 km||202 miles||176 nm|| SE|
|Rundu||Mon 12:44 AM||582 km||361 miles||314 nm|| ENE|
|Lubango||Mon 12:44 AM||631 km||392 miles||341 nm|| NNW|
|Menongue||Mon 12:44 AM||705 km||438 miles||381 nm|| NNE|
|Huambo||Mon 12:44 AM||854 km||531 miles||461 nm|| N|
|Gaborone||Mon 1:44 AM||1222 km||759 miles||660 nm|| ESE|
|Luanda||Mon 12:44 AM||1298 km||807 miles||701 nm|| N|
|Rustenburg||Mon 1:44 AM||1387 km||862 miles||749 nm|| ESE|
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