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 Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 00:18:00 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: 95%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 00:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 40' ||South|
|Longitude: ||21° 57' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.11 meters/second, 1487.2 km/hour, 924.1 miles/hour or 803.0 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"||15.40 mi||west||0° 00' 01.0"||0.02 mi||south||15.40 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 09.9"||923.86 mi||west||0° 00' 53.3"||1.02 mi||south||923.81 mi|
|24 hours||14° 56' 16.8"||960.38 mi||east||0° 22' 39.2"||25.98 mi||north||961.98 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Molepolole||Tue 2:18 AM||474 km||295 miles||256 nm|| SE|
|Rundu||Tue 1:18 AM||475 km||295 miles||256 nm|| NNW|
|Windhoek||Tue 1:18 AM||511 km||317 miles||276 nm|| WSW|
|Gaborone||Tue 2:18 AM||523 km||325 miles||282 nm|| SE|
|Francistown||Tue 2:18 AM||579 km||359 miles||312 nm|| E|
|Rustenburg||Tue 2:18 AM||697 km||433 miles||377 nm|| SE|
|Pretoria||Tue 2:18 AM||779 km||484 miles||421 nm|| SE|
|Walvis Bay||Tue 1:18 AM||781 km||485 miles||422 nm|| WSW|
|Johannesburg||Tue 2:18 AM||798 km||496 miles||431 nm|| SE|
|Lusaka||Tue 2:18 AM||965 km||600 miles||521 nm|| NE|
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