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 Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 05:38:00 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: 65%
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 05:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||12° 23' ||South|
|Longitude: ||9° 46' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.55 meters/second, 1571.6 km/hour, 976.5 miles/hour or 848.6 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' 27.0"||16.28 mi||west||0° 00' 08.8"||0.17 mi||north||16.28 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 04.6"||976.46 mi||west||0° 08' 59.0"||10.29 mi||north||976.79 mi|
|24 hours||12° 55' 54.8"||873.82 mi||east||3° 53' 07.7"||267.07 mi||north||919.27 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Tue 5:38 AM||587 km||365 miles||317 nm|| SE|
|Abidjan||Tue 5:38 AM||2058 km||1279 miles||1111 nm|| NNE|
|Monrovia||Tue 5:38 AM||2071 km||1287 miles||1118 nm|| N|
|Yamoussoukro||Tue 5:38 AM||2181 km||1355 miles||1177 nm|| NNE|
|Accra||Tue 5:38 AM||2247 km||1396 miles||1213 nm|| NNE|
|São Tomé||Tue 5:38 AM||2302 km||1431 miles||1243 nm|| NE|
|Freetown||Tue 5:38 AM||2339 km||1454 miles||1263 nm|| N|
|Lome||Tue 5:38 AM||2381 km||1479 miles||1286 nm|| NNE|
|Conakry||Tue 5:38 AM||2460 km||1528 miles||1328 nm|| N|
|Porto Novo||Tue 6:38 AM||2497 km||1551 miles||1348 nm|| NE|
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