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.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 09:00:00 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: 84%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at 12:20 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, May 6, 2010 at 4:16 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 09:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 406.58 meters/second, 1463.7 km/hour, 909.5 miles/hour or 790.3 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' 27.7"||15.16 mi||west||0° 00' 02.5"||0.05 mi||north||15.16 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 50.5"||909.09 mi||west||0° 02' 39.1"||3.04 mi||north||909.26 mi|
|24 hours||12° 33' 07.0"||789.00 mi||east||1° 37' 39.3"||112.01 mi||north||801.88 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lima||Sun 4:00 AM||1674 km||1040 miles||904 nm||NE|
|Santiago||Sun 5:00 AM||1757 km||1092 miles||949 nm||SE|
|La Paz||Sun 5:00 AM||2046 km||1271 miles||1105 nm||ENE|
|Sucre||Sun 5:00 AM||2206 km||1371 miles||1191 nm||ENE|
|Córdoba||Sun 6:00 AM||2245 km||1395 miles||1212 nm||ESE|
|Easter Island||Sun 3:00 AM||2374 km||1475 miles||1282 nm||WSW|
|Rio Branco||Sun 5:00 AM||2502 km||1555 miles||1351 nm||NE|
|Guayaquil||Sun 4:00 AM||2566 km||1594 miles||1385 nm||NNE|
|Galapagos Islands||Sun 3:00 AM||2665 km||1656 miles||1439 nm||N|
|Quito||Sun 4:00 AM||2817 km||1751 miles||1521 nm||NNE|
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