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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Monday, May 28, 2012 at 8:16:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 50%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, May 20, 2012 at 11:48 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, May 28, 2012 at 8:18 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, May 28, 2012 at 20:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 42' North, Longitude: 33° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.09 meters/second, 1613.1 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 871.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.70 miWest0° 00' 12.1"0.23 miSouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.3"1002.22 miWest0° 12' 15.5"14.04 miSouth1002.43 mi
24 hours11° 40' 31.7"805.92 miEast5° 01' 05.6"344.79 miSouth877.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaMon 6:16 PM839 km522 miles453 nmSouth S
FortalezaMon 5:16 PM1013 km629 miles547 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeMon 5:16 PM1314 km816 miles709 nmSouth S
PraiaMon 7:16 PM1633 km1015 miles882 nmNortheast NE
BelémMon 5:16 PM1792 km1114 miles968 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorMon 5:16 PM1935 km1203 miles1045 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DakarMon 8:16 PM2113 km1313 miles1141 nmNortheast NE
BanjulMon 8:16 PM2122 km1318 miles1146 nmEast-northeast ENE
CayenneMon 5:16 PM2128 km1323 miles1149 nmWest W
BissauMon 8:16 PM2140 km1330 miles1156 nmEast-northeast ENE

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