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, March 26, 2012 at 17:20:00 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: 15%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 2:39 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Friday, March 30, 2012 at 7:42 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, March 26, 2012 at 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.83 meters/second, 1525.8 km/hour, 948.1 miles/hour or 823.9 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' 31.6"||15.80 mi||west||0° 00' 05.2"||0.10 mi||north||15.80 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 38.2"||947.75 mi||west||0° 05' 14.7"||6.01 mi||north||947.52 mi|
|24 hours||11° 29' 39.8"||749.97 mi||east||1° 40' 53.2"||115.67 mi||north||754.90 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Mon 4:20 PM||1407 km||874 miles||760 nm||ESE|
|Dakar||Mon 5:20 PM||2033 km||1263 miles||1097 nm||ESE|
|Nouakchott||Mon 5:20 PM||2103 km||1307 miles||1136 nm||E|
|Banjul||Mon 5:20 PM||2164 km||1345 miles||1169 nm||ESE|
|Ponta Delgada *||Mon 5:20 PM||2259 km||1404 miles||1220 nm||NNE|
|Bissau||Mon 5:20 PM||2330 km||1448 miles||1258 nm||ESE|
|Cayenne||Mon 2:20 PM||2398 km||1490 miles||1295 nm||SW|
|El Aaiún||Mon 5:20 PM||2469 km||1534 miles||1333 nm||ENE|
|Paramaribo||Mon 2:20 PM||2574 km||1599 miles||1390 nm||WSW|
|Fortaleza||Mon 2:20 PM||2580 km||1603 miles||1393 nm||S|
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