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 Wednesday, May 21, 2014 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: 54%
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 05:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||8° 28' ||South|
|Longitude: ||0° 45' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.67 meters/second, 1593.6 km/hour, 990.2 miles/hour or 860.5 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' 28.2"||16.50 mi||west||0° 00' 10.3"||0.20 mi||north||16.50 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 17.5"||990.18 mi||west||0° 10' 23.8"||11.91 mi||north||990.47 mi|
|24 hours||12° 29' 28.6"||854.70 mi||east||4° 19' 14.4"||296.92 mi||north||908.55 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Wed 5:48 AM||1084 km||674 miles||585 nm|| SW|
|São Tomé||Wed 5:48 AM||1178 km||732 miles||636 nm|| NE|
|Luanda||Wed 6:48 AM||1374 km||854 miles||742 nm|| E|
|Libreville||Wed 6:48 AM||1375 km||855 miles||743 nm|| NE|
|Accra||Wed 5:48 AM||1553 km||965 miles||839 nm|| N|
|Abidjan||Wed 5:48 AM||1614 km||1003 miles||871 nm|| NNW|
|Lome||Wed 5:48 AM||1615 km||1003 miles||872 nm|| N|
|Malabo||Wed 6:48 AM||1620 km||1006 miles||874 nm|| NNE|
|Porto Novo||Wed 6:48 AM||1667 km||1036 miles||900 nm|| N|
|Brazzaville||Wed 6:48 AM||1673 km||1039 miles||903 nm|| ENE|
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