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 23:44:00 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: 99%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 3:36 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, May 12, 2012 at 9:48 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 23:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.51 meters/second, 1499.4 km/hour, 931.7 miles/hour or 809.6 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' 22.1"||15.53 mi||west||0° 00' 05.0"||0.09 mi||south||15.53 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 10.1"||931.38 mi||west||0° 04' 52.5"||5.59 mi||south||931.15 mi|
|24 hours||15° 10' 36.5"||983.68 mi||east||1° 12' 32.9"||83.18 mi||south||983.25 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Swakopmund||Mon 12:44 AM||256 km||159 miles||138 nm||SSW|
|Walvis Bay||Mon 12:44 AM||286 km||178 miles||155 nm||SSW|
|Windhoek||Mon 12:44 AM||307 km||191 miles||166 nm||SE|
|Rundu||Mon 12:44 AM||557 km||346 miles||301 nm||ENE|
|Lubango||Mon 12:44 AM||638 km||396 miles||345 nm||NNW|
|Ghanzi||Mon 1:44 AM||685 km||426 miles||370 nm||ESE|
|Menongue||Mon 12:44 AM||693 km||431 miles||374 nm||NNE|
|Huambo||Mon 12:44 AM||851 km||529 miles||460 nm||N|
|Maun||Mon 1:44 AM||862 km||535 miles||465 nm||E|
|Tsabong||Mon 1:44 AM||962 km||598 miles||519 nm||SE|
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