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 03:46:00 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: 87%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||21° 07' ||South|
|Longitude: ||12° 60' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.37 meters/second, 1495.3 km/hour, 929.1 miles/hour or 807.4 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' 23.6"||15.49 mi||west||0° 00' 03.2"||0.06 mi||north||15.49 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 37.8"||928.93 mi||west||0° 03' 22.2"||3.87 mi||north||929.11 mi|
|24 hours||14° 09' 11.6"||913.41 mi||east||1° 57' 50.2"||135.11 mi||north||929.13 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Wed 3:46 AM||959 km||596 miles||518 nm|| NE|
|Monrovia||Wed 3:46 AM||3044 km||1891 miles||1644 nm|| N|
|Abidjan||Wed 3:46 AM||3084 km||1916 miles||1665 nm|| NNE|
|Windhoek||Wed 4:46 AM||3110 km||1933 miles||1679 nm|| E|
|Rio de Janeiro||Wed 12:46 AM||3118 km||1937 miles||1683 nm|| W|
|Luanda||Wed 4:46 AM||3124 km||1941 miles||1687 nm|| ENE|
|São Tomé||Wed 3:46 AM||3200 km||1988 miles||1728 nm|| NE|
|Yamoussoukro||Wed 3:46 AM||3203 km||1990 miles||1730 nm|| NNE|
|Accra||Wed 3:46 AM||3263 km||2028 miles||1762 nm|| NNE|
|Freetown||Wed 3:46 AM||3275 km||2035 miles||1768 nm|| N|
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