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 Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 00:52:00 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: 88%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 00:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 16' ||South|
|Longitude: ||28° 44' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.85 meters/second, 1493.4 km/hour, 928.0 miles/hour or 806.4 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' 23.4"||15.47 mi||west||0° 00' 02.9"||0.06 mi||north||15.47 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 24.8"||927.76 mi||west||0° 02' 57.0"||3.38 mi||north||927.92 mi|
|24 hours||14° 15' 17.5"||919.04 mi||east||1° 48' 43.8"||124.67 mi||north||932.88 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Bulawayo||Wed 2:52 AM||124 km||77 miles||67 nm|| N|
|Francistown||Wed 2:52 AM||128 km||80 miles||69 nm|| W|
|Harare||Wed 2:52 AM||451 km||280 miles||244 nm|| NNE|
|Gaborone||Wed 2:52 AM||474 km||295 miles||256 nm|| SW|
|Molepolole||Wed 2:52 AM||480 km||298 miles||259 nm|| SW|
|Mutare||Wed 2:52 AM||482 km||299 miles||260 nm|| ENE|
|Pretoria||Wed 2:52 AM||499 km||310 miles||270 nm|| S|
|Rustenburg||Wed 2:52 AM||511 km||318 miles||276 nm|| SSW|
|Nelspruit||Wed 2:52 AM||519 km||322 miles||280 nm|| SSE|
|Johannesburg||Wed 2:52 AM||552 km||343 miles||298 nm|| S|
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