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 01:48:00 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 01:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 37' ||South|
|Longitude: ||14° 47' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.04 meters/second, 1497.7 km/hour, 930.6 miles/hour or 808.7 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' 22.0"||15.51 mi||west||0° 00' 04.6"||0.09 mi||south||15.51 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 07.0"||930.38 mi||west||0° 04' 32.6"||5.21 mi||south||930.17 mi|
|24 hours||15° 10' 35.0"||982.65 mi||east||1° 04' 25.8"||73.88 mi||south||981.91 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Mon 1:48 AM||1089 km||677 miles||588 nm|| ENE|
|Recife||Sun 10:48 PM||2568 km||1596 miles||1387 nm|| WNW|
|Salvador||Sun 10:48 PM||2662 km||1654 miles||1437 nm|| WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sun 10:48 PM||2945 km||1830 miles||1590 nm|| W|
|Monrovia||Mon 1:48 AM||3011 km||1871 miles||1626 nm|| N|
|Abidjan||Mon 1:48 AM||3101 km||1927 miles||1674 nm|| NNE|
|Fortaleza||Sun 10:48 PM||3184 km||1978 miles||1719 nm|| WNW|
|Yamoussoukro||Mon 1:48 AM||3208 km||1993 miles||1732 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Mon 1:48 AM||3224 km||2003 miles||1741 nm|| N|
|Luanda||Mon 2:48 AM||3278 km||2037 miles||1770 nm|| ENE|
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