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 01:34:00 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: 94%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 41' ||South|
|Longitude: ||3° 45' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.08 meters/second, 1487.1 km/hour, 924.0 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' 00.8"||0.01 mi||south||15.40 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 12.2"||923.78 mi||west||0° 00' 41.0"||0.78 mi||south||923.74 mi|
|24 hours||14° 54' 44.6"||958.61 mi||east||0° 27' 24.5"||31.43 mi||north||960.64 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Tue 1:34 AM||1184 km||736 miles||639 nm|| WNW|
|Windhoek||Tue 2:34 AM||1380 km||857 miles||745 nm|| E|
|Luanda||Tue 2:34 AM||1748 km||1086 miles||944 nm|| NE|
|Cape Town||Tue 3:34 AM||1978 km||1229 miles||1068 nm|| SE|
|Gaborone||Tue 3:34 AM||2290 km||1423 miles||1236 nm|| ESE|
|Kinshasa||Tue 2:34 AM||2291 km||1424 miles||1237 nm|| NE|
|Brazzaville||Tue 2:34 AM||2295 km||1426 miles||1239 nm|| NE|
|São Tomé||Tue 1:34 AM||2458 km||1527 miles||1327 nm|| N|
|Johannesburg||Tue 3:34 AM||2519 km||1565 miles||1360 nm|| ESE|
|Libreville||Tue 2:34 AM||2520 km||1566 miles||1361 nm|| NNE|
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