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 Saturday, May 12, 2012 at 05:12:00 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: 57%
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, May 12, 2012 at 05:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||12° 03' ||South|
|Longitude: ||5° 53' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.82 meters/second, 1579.7 km/hour, 981.6 miles/hour or 853.0 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' 30.4"||16.36 mi||west||0° 00' 10.2"||0.20 mi||north||16.36 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 30.4"||981.54 mi||west||0° 10' 19.0"||11.82 mi||north||981.92 mi|
|24 hours||11° 26' 46.0"||774.39 mi||east||4° 18' 09.0"||295.72 mi||north||834.03 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Luanda||Sat 6:12 AM||879 km||546 miles||475 nm|| ENE|
|Lubango||Sat 6:12 AM||882 km||548 miles||476 nm|| ESE|
|Cabinda||Sat 6:12 AM||998 km||620 miles||539 nm|| NE|
|Jamestown||Sat 5:12 AM||1325 km||823 miles||715 nm|| WSW|
|Kinshasa||Sat 6:12 AM||1344 km||835 miles||726 nm|| NE|
|Brazzaville||Sat 6:12 AM||1346 km||836 miles||727 nm|| NE|
|São Tomé||Sat 5:12 AM||1373 km||853 miles||742 nm|| N|
|Libreville||Sat 6:12 AM||1432 km||890 miles||773 nm|| NNE|
|Windhoek||Sat 6:12 AM||1664 km||1034 miles||899 nm|| SE|
|Malabo||Sat 6:12 AM||1777 km||1104 miles||960 nm|| N|
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