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 6, 2012 at 03:34:00 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: 100%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Sunday, April 29, 2012 at 9:58 AM|
|This phase||Full Moon||Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 3:35 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, May 12, 2012 at 9:47 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 03:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.52 meters/second, 1521.1 km/hour, 945.1 miles/hour or 821.3 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' 23.0"||15.75 mi||west||0° 00' 07.9"||0.15 mi||south||15.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 02.7"||944.89 mi||west||0° 07' 50.5"||8.99 mi||south||944.58 mi|
|24 hours||14° 59' 55.9"||985.25 mi||east||2° 28' 14.2"||169.95 mi||south||992.56 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Campo Grande||Sat 11:34 PM||243 km||151 miles||131 nm||SSE|
|Barra do Garças||Sun 12:34 AM||406 km||252 miles||219 nm||NE|
|Goiânia||Sun 12:34 AM||646 km||401 miles||349 nm||ENE|
|Asuncion||Sat 11:34 PM||817 km||507 miles||441 nm||SSW|
|Brasilia||Sun 12:34 AM||822 km||511 miles||444 nm||ENE|
|São Paulo||Sun 12:34 AM||1062 km||660 miles||574 nm||SE|
|Sucre||Sat 11:34 PM||1069 km||664 miles||577 nm||W|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sun 12:34 AM||1351 km||840 miles||730 nm||ESE|
|La Paz||Sat 11:34 PM||1392 km||865 miles||752 nm||W|
|Rio Branco||Sat 11:34 PM||1645 km||1022 miles||888 nm||WNW|
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