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 Saturday, June 2, 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: 97%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Monday, May 28, 2012 at 8:16 PM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Monday, June 4, 2012 at 11:12 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 23:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.62 meters/second, 1510.6 km/hour, 938.7 miles/hour or 815.7 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"||15.64 mi||west||0° 00' 06.4"||0.12 mi||south||15.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 55.7"||938.38 mi||west||0° 06' 26.3"||7.38 mi||south||938.10 mi|
|24 hours||15° 03' 30.2"||982.48 mi||east||1° 53' 14.8"||129.85 mi||south||985.18 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sat 11:44 PM||1452 km||902 miles||784 nm||ENE|
|Recife||Sat 8:44 PM||2130 km||1324 miles||1150 nm||NW|
|Salvador||Sat 8:44 PM||2209 km||1373 miles||1193 nm||WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sat 8:44 PM||2548 km||1583 miles||1376 nm||WSW|
|Fortaleza||Sat 8:44 PM||2752 km||1710 miles||1486 nm||NW|
|São Paulo||Sat 8:44 PM||2904 km||1805 miles||1568 nm||WSW|
|Monrovia||Sat 11:44 PM||2982 km||1853 miles||1610 nm||NNE|
|Brasilia||Sat 8:44 PM||3097 km||1924 miles||1672 nm||W|
|Freetown||Sat 11:44 PM||3149 km||1956 miles||1700 nm||NNE|
|Abidjan||Sat 11:44 PM||3186 km||1980 miles||1720 nm||NNE|
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