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 04:44:00 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: 78%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 04:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 03' ||South|
|Longitude: ||12° 48' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.95 meters/second, 1519.0 km/hour, 943.9 miles/hour or 820.2 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' 25.7"||15.73 mi||west||0° 00' 06.4"||0.12 mi||north||15.73 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 52.4"||943.70 mi||west||0° 06' 33.5"||7.52 mi||north||944.04 mi|
|24 hours||13° 11' 24.7"||862.58 mi||east||3° 04' 57.5"||212.01 mi||north||895.59 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Thu 4:44 AM||827 km||514 miles||446 nm|| ENE|
|Monrovia||Thu 4:44 AM||2814 km||1749 miles||1519 nm|| N|
|Abidjan||Thu 4:44 AM||2862 km||1778 miles||1545 nm|| NNE|
|Yamoussoukro||Thu 4:44 AM||2978 km||1850 miles||1608 nm|| NNE|
|São Tomé||Thu 4:44 AM||3025 km||1879 miles||1633 nm|| NE|
|Luanda||Thu 5:44 AM||3025 km||1880 miles||1633 nm|| ENE|
|Freetown||Thu 4:44 AM||3046 km||1893 miles||1645 nm|| N|
|Accra||Thu 4:44 AM||3050 km||1895 miles||1647 nm|| NNE|
|Windhoek||Thu 5:44 AM||3131 km||1945 miles||1691 nm|| ESE|
|Conakry||Thu 4:44 AM||3160 km||1964 miles||1706 nm|| N|
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