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 12:19 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, May 6, 2010 at 4:15 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, 1467.1 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' 09.9"||911.26 mi||west||0° 03' 17.5"||3.78 mi||north||911.46 mi|
|24 hours||12° 24' 34.6"||781.63 mi||east||1° 51' 50.2"||128.28 mi||north||797.62 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||385 km||239 miles||208 nm||NNW|
|Papeete||Sun 4:00 AM||1192 km||740 miles||643 nm||NE|
|Alofi||Sun 3:00 AM||1337 km||831 miles||722 nm||WNW|
|Nukualofa||Mon 3:00 AM||1767 km||1098 miles||954 nm||W|
|Apia||Sun 3:00 AM||1835 km||1140 miles||991 nm||NW|
|Fakaofo||Sun 3:00 AM||2158 km||1341 miles||1165 nm||NW|
|Suva||Mon 2:00 AM||2505 km||1557 miles||1353 nm||WNW|
|Chatham Islands||Mon 2:45 AM||2730 km||1696 miles||1474 nm||SSW|
|Adamstown||Sun 6:00 AM||2853 km||1773 miles||1541 nm||E|
|Auckland||Mon 2:00 AM||2906 km||1806 miles||1569 nm||SW|
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