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, June 3, 2012 at 22:44:00 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: 100%
|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 Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 22:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.19 meters/second, 1491.1 km/hour, 926.5 miles/hour or 805.1 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' 21.8"||15.44 mi||west||0° 00' 03.0"||0.06 mi||south||15.44 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 56.2"||926.24 mi||west||0° 02' 55.1"||3.35 mi||south||926.09 mi|
|24 hours||15° 14' 10.9"||982.33 mi||east||0° 24' 50.7"||28.49 mi||south||981.36 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Swakopmund||Sun 11:44 PM||444 km||276 miles||240 nm||ESE|
|Walvis Bay||Sun 11:44 PM||453 km||281 miles||245 nm||ESE|
|Windhoek||Sun 11:44 PM||696 km||433 miles||376 nm||ESE|
|Lubango||Sun 11:44 PM||769 km||478 miles||415 nm||NNE|
|Luanda||Sun 11:44 PM||1405 km||873 miles||759 nm||NNE|
|Cape Town||Mon 12:44 AM||1605 km||997 miles||867 nm||SSE|
|Gaborone||Mon 12:44 AM||1622 km||1008 miles||876 nm||ESE|
|Jamestown||Sun 10:44 PM||1810 km||1125 miles||978 nm||WNW|
|Johannesburg||Mon 12:44 AM||1868 km||1161 miles||1009 nm||ESE|
|Pretoria||Mon 12:44 AM||1871 km||1163 miles||1010 nm||ESE|
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