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 Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 02:46:00 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: 79%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 15' ||South|
|Longitude: ||15° 35' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.32 meters/second, 1516.8 km/hour, 942.5 miles/hour or 819.0 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' 25.5"||15.71 mi||west||0° 00' 06.2"||0.12 mi||north||15.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 40.8"||942.29 mi||west||0° 06' 20.2"||7.27 mi||north||942.62 mi|
|24 hours||13° 16' 07.8"||866.62 mi||east||3° 00' 25.5"||206.82 mi||north||898.26 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Swakopmund||Thu 3:46 AM||394 km||245 miles||213 nm|| SSW|
|Windhoek||Thu 3:46 AM||399 km||248 miles||215 nm|| SSE|
|Walvis Bay||Thu 3:46 AM||425 km||264 miles||229 nm|| SSW|
|Rundu||Thu 3:46 AM||465 km||289 miles||251 nm|| ENE|
|Lubango||Thu 3:46 AM||529 km||329 miles||286 nm|| NNW|
|Huambo||Thu 3:46 AM||717 km||446 miles||387 nm|| N|
|Luanda||Thu 3:46 AM||1181 km||734 miles||638 nm|| NNW|
|Gaborone||Thu 4:46 AM||1222 km||759 miles||660 nm|| ESE|
|Rustenburg||Thu 4:46 AM||1393 km||865 miles||752 nm|| ESE|
|Lusaka||Thu 4:46 AM||1413 km||878 miles||763 nm|| ENE|
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