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 Monday, May 28, 2012 at 20:16:00 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: 50%
Position of the Moon
On Monday, May 28, 2012 at 20:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||3° 42' ||North|
|Longitude: ||33° 28' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.09 meters/second, 1613.1 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 871.0 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' 31.1"||16.71 mi||west||0° 00' 12.1"||0.23 mi||south||16.71 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 09.2"||1002.29 mi||west||0° 12' 15.5"||14.04 mi||south||1002.50 mi|
|24 hours||11° 40' 32.7"||806.00 mi||east||5° 01' 06.0"||344.83 mi||south||877.81 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fernando de Noronha||Mon 6:16 PM||848 km||527 miles||458 nm|| S|
|Fortaleza||Mon 5:16 PM||1001 km||622 miles||541 nm|| SW|
|Recife||Mon 5:16 PM||1314 km||816 miles||709 nm|| S|
|Praia||Mon 7:16 PM||1652 km||1027 miles||892 nm|| NE|
|Belém||Mon 5:16 PM||1765 km||1097 miles||953 nm|| WSW|
|Salvador||Mon 5:16 PM||1924 km||1196 miles||1039 nm|| SSW|
|Cayenne||Mon 5:16 PM||2099 km||1304 miles||1133 nm|| W|
|Dakar||Mon 8:16 PM||2137 km||1328 miles||1154 nm|| NE|
|Banjul||Mon 8:16 PM||2147 km||1334 miles||1160 nm|| ENE|
|Bissau||Mon 8:16 PM||2168 km||1347 miles||1170 nm|| ENE|
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