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 7, 2012 at 05:44:00 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: 98%
|Previous 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 Monday, May 7, 2012 at 05:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.23 meters/second, 1494.8 km/hour, 928.8 miles/hour or 807.1 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' 22.0"||15.48 mi||west||0° 00' 04.0"||0.08 mi||south||15.48 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 02.9"||928.51 mi||west||0° 03' 55.0"||4.49 mi||south||928.32 mi|
|24 hours||15° 09' 55.7"||980.04 mi||east||0° 49' 04.1"||56.27 mi||south||978.95 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Iquique||Mon 1:44 AM||139 km||87 miles||75 nm||ENE|
|Arequipa||Mon 12:44 AM||497 km||309 miles||268 nm||N|
|La Paz||Mon 1:44 AM||590 km||366 miles||318 nm||NE|
|Sucre||Mon 1:44 AM||664 km||412 miles||358 nm||ENE|
|Salta||Mon 2:44 AM||742 km||461 miles||401 nm||SE|
|Machu Picchu Pueblo||Mon 12:44 AM||867 km||539 miles||468 nm||N|
|Tucumán||Mon 2:44 AM||902 km||560 miles||487 nm||SE|
|Lima||Mon 12:44 AM||1154 km||717 miles||623 nm||NNW|
|Rio Branco||Mon 1:44 AM||1264 km||785 miles||683 nm||NNE|
|Mendoza||Mon 2:44 AM||1352 km||840 miles||730 nm||S|
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