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.
View Day and Night Map
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 00:34:00 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: 86%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||4° 03' ||South|
|Longitude: ||52° 51' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.58 meters/second, 1607.7 km/hour, 999.0 miles/hour or 868.1 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' 28.6"||16.65 mi||west||0° 00' 13.1"||0.25 mi||south||16.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 33.3"||998.89 mi||west||0° 13' 13.1"||15.14 mi||south||998.86 mi|
|24 hours||12° 53' 00.8"||889.01 mi||east||5° 11' 39.9"||356.97 mi||south||954.23 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Santarém||Wed 9:34 PM||275 km||171 miles||148 nm|| NW|
|Belém||Wed 9:34 PM||564 km||350 miles||304 nm|| ENE|
|Manaus||Wed 8:34 PM||804 km||500 miles||434 nm|| W|
|Cayenne||Wed 9:34 PM||995 km||618 miles||537 nm|| N|
|Paramaribo||Wed 9:34 PM||1121 km||697 miles||605 nm|| NNW|
|Georgetown||Wed 8:34 PM||1338 km||832 miles||723 nm|| NNW|
|Brasilia||Wed 9:34 PM||1408 km||875 miles||760 nm|| SSE|
|Fortaleza||Wed 9:34 PM||1584 km||984 miles||855 nm|| E|
|Salvador||Wed 9:34 PM||1862 km||1157 miles||1005 nm|| ESE|
|Port of Spain||Wed 8:34 PM||1888 km||1173 miles||1019 nm|| NNW|
Related time zone tools