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 14:00:00 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: 82%
|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 14:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 407.51 meters/second, 1467.0 km/hour, 911.6 miles/hour or 792.1 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' 28.1"||15.19 mi||west||0° 00' 03.1"||0.06 mi||north||15.19 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 09.7"||911.18 mi||west||0° 03' 17.4"||3.78 mi||north||911.39 mi|
|24 hours||12° 24' 36.6"||781.60 mi||east||1° 51' 47.3"||128.22 mi||north||797.58 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Sun 4:00 AM||397 km||246 miles||214 nm||NNW|
|Papeete||Sun 4:00 AM||1171 km||727 miles||632 nm||NE|
|Alofi||Sun 3:00 AM||1361 km||846 miles||735 nm||WNW|
|Nukualofa||Mon 3:00 AM||1794 km||1115 miles||969 nm||W|
|Apia||Sun 3:00 AM||1856 km||1153 miles||1002 nm||NW|
|Fakaofo||Sun 3:00 AM||2176 km||1352 miles||1175 nm||NW|
|Suva||Mon 2:00 AM||2532 km||1573 miles||1367 nm||WNW|
|Chatham Islands||Mon 2:45 AM||2744 km||1705 miles||1482 nm||SSW|
|Adamstown||Sun 6:00 AM||2826 km||1756 miles||1526 nm||E|
|Kiritimati||Mon 4:00 AM||2913 km||1810 miles||1573 nm||N|
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