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 05:48:00 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 05:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 57' ||South|
|Longitude: ||2° 49' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.01 meters/second, 1580.4 km/hour, 982.0 miles/hour or 853.4 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' 30.4"||16.37 mi||west||0° 00' 10.2"||0.20 mi||north||16.37 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 33.4"||981.97 mi||west||0° 10' 20.7"||11.85 mi||north||982.35 mi|
|24 hours||11° 25' 43.2"||773.51 mi||east||4° 18' 38.5"||296.29 mi||north||833.35 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sat 5:48 AM||540 km||336 miles||292 nm|| SW|
|São Tomé||Sat 5:48 AM||1721 km||1069 miles||929 nm|| NE|
|Luanda||Sat 6:48 AM||1791 km||1113 miles||967 nm|| E|
|Abidjan||Sat 5:48 AM||1914 km||1190 miles||1034 nm|| N|
|Libreville||Sat 6:48 AM||1924 km||1196 miles||1039 nm|| NE|
|Accra||Sat 5:48 AM||1956 km||1216 miles||1056 nm|| N|
|Lome||Sat 5:48 AM||2049 km||1273 miles||1106 nm|| NNE|
|Yamoussoukro||Sat 5:48 AM||2093 km||1301 miles||1130 nm|| N|
|Porto Novo||Sat 6:48 AM||2132 km||1325 miles||1151 nm|| NNE|
|Lagos||Sat 6:48 AM||2147 km||1334 miles||1159 nm|| NNE|
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