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 Monday, May 3, 2010 at 15:00:00 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: 74%
|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 Monday, May 3, 2010 at 15:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.46 meters/second, 1492.1 km/hour, 927.1 miles/hour or 805.7 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' 29.8"||15.45 mi||west||0° 00' 06.0"||0.12 mi||north||15.45 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 58.6"||926.84 mi||west||0° 06' 09.4"||7.06 mi||north||927.21 mi|
|24 hours||11° 39' 32.1"||745.36 mi||east||2° 54' 14.8"||199.81 mi||north||778.87 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rarotonga||Mon 5:00 AM||155 km||96 miles||84 nm||NNE|
|Alofi||Mon 4:00 AM||1057 km||657 miles||571 nm||WNW|
|Papeete||Mon 5:00 AM||1263 km||785 miles||682 nm||ENE|
|Nukualofa||Tue 4:00 AM||1533 km||952 miles||828 nm||W|
|Apia||Mon 4:00 AM||1533 km||953 miles||828 nm||NW|
|Fakaofo||Mon 4:00 AM||1854 km||1152 miles||1001 nm||NW|
|Suva||Tue 3:00 AM||2257 km||1402 miles||1219 nm||W|
|Funafuti||Tue 3:00 AM||2669 km||1658 miles||1441 nm||WNW|
|Kiritimati||Tue 5:00 AM||2715 km||1687 miles||1466 nm||N|
|Chatham Islands||Tue 3:45 AM||2809 km||1745 miles||1517 nm||SSW|
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