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 05:58:00 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 05:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||11° 55' ||South|
|Longitude: ||5° 14' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.06 meters/second, 1580.6 km/hour, 982.2 miles/hour or 853.5 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' 34.3"||982.09 mi||west||0° 10' 21.1"||11.86 mi||north||982.47 mi|
|24 hours||11° 25' 25.9"||773.27 mi||east||4° 18' 46.6"||296.44 mi||north||833.16 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sat 5:58 AM||446 km||277 miles||241 nm|| S|
|São Tomé||Sat 5:58 AM||1894 km||1177 miles||1023 nm|| NE|
|Abidjan||Sat 5:58 AM||1911 km||1188 miles||1032 nm|| N|
|Accra||Sat 5:58 AM||2010 km||1249 miles||1085 nm|| NNE|
|Luanda||Sat 6:58 AM||2050 km||1274 miles||1107 nm|| E|
|Yamoussoukro||Sat 5:58 AM||2072 km||1288 miles||1119 nm|| N|
|Monrovia||Sat 5:58 AM||2109 km||1310 miles||1139 nm|| NNW|
|Libreville||Sat 6:58 AM||2119 km||1317 miles||1144 nm|| NE|
|Lome||Sat 5:58 AM||2120 km||1317 miles||1145 nm|| NNE|
|Porto Novo||Sat 6:58 AM||2222 km||1381 miles||1200 nm|| NNE|
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