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 17:44:00 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: 96%
|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 17:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.53 meters/second, 1488.7 km/hour, 925.0 miles/hour or 803.8 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' 21.9"||15.42 mi||west||0° 00' 02.0"||0.04 mi||south||15.42 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 02.3"||924.77 mi||west||0° 01' 57.7"||2.25 mi||south||924.67 mi|
|24 hours||15° 03' 02.9"||968.73 mi||east||0° 02' 22.5"||2.73 mi||south||968.60 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Karratha||Tue 1:44 AM||102 km||63 miles||55 nm||NNE|
|Perth||Tue 1:44 AM||1159 km||720 miles||626 nm||S|
|Denpasar||Tue 1:44 AM||1425 km||886 miles||770 nm||N|
|Malang||Tue 12:44 AM||1544 km||959 miles||834 nm||NNW|
|Surabaya||Tue 12:44 AM||1621 km||1008 miles||876 nm||NNW|
|Eucla||Tue 2:29 AM||1683 km||1046 miles||909 nm||SE|
|Dili||Tue 2:44 AM||1744 km||1084 miles||942 nm||NE|
|Alice Springs||Tue 3:14 AM||1821 km||1131 miles||983 nm||E|
|Darwin||Tue 3:14 AM||1841 km||1144 miles||994 nm||ENE|
|Makassar||Tue 1:44 AM||1841 km||1144 miles||994 nm||N|
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