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 Monday, May 7, 2012 at 00:44:00 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 Monday, May 7, 2012 at 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 32' ||South|
|Longitude: ||0° 33' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.28 meters/second, 1498.6 km/hour, 931.2 miles/hour or 809.2 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"||15.52 mi||west||0° 00' 04.7"||0.09 mi||south||15.52 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 08.5"||930.92 mi||west||0° 04' 42.8"||5.41 mi||south||930.69 mi|
|24 hours||15° 10' 37.5"||983.23 mi||east||1° 08' 35.0"||78.65 mi||south||982.64 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Mon 12:44 AM||836 km||520 miles||452 nm|| NW|
|Windhoek||Mon 1:44 AM||1728 km||1074 miles||933 nm|| E|
|Luanda||Mon 1:44 AM||1880 km||1168 miles||1015 nm|| NE|
|Cape Town||Mon 2:44 AM||2303 km||1431 miles||1244 nm|| SE|
|Kinshasa||Mon 1:44 AM||2402 km||1493 miles||1297 nm|| NE|
|São Tomé||Mon 12:44 AM||2405 km||1494 miles||1299 nm|| NNE|
|Brazzaville||Mon 1:44 AM||2405 km||1495 miles||1299 nm|| NE|
|Libreville||Mon 1:44 AM||2510 km||1560 miles||1355 nm|| NNE|
|Gaborone||Mon 2:44 AM||2643 km||1642 miles||1427 nm|| ESE|
|Malabo||Mon 1:44 AM||2833 km||1760 miles||1530 nm|| NNE|
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