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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.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

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

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 23:12:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun 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: Moon 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.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 100%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, May 28, 2012 at 8:18 PM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, June 4, 2012 at 11:13 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 23:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 17' South, Longitude: 4° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.12 meters/second, 1490.8 km/hour, 926.4 miles/hour or 805.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.44 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 misouth15.44 mi
1 hour14° 21' 55.6"926.02 miwest0° 02' 50.9"3.27 misouth925.88 mi
24 hours15° 14' 06.6"982.04 mieast0° 23' 04.9"26.47 misouth981.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 11:12 PM1191 km740 miles643 nmWest-northwest WNW
WindhoekMon 12:12 AM1353 km841 miles731 nmEast E
LuandaMon 12:12 AM1691 km1051 miles913 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownMon 1:12 AM1988 km1235 miles1074 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaMon 12:12 AM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleMon 12:12 AM2239 km1391 miles1209 nmNortheast NE
GaboroneMon 1:12 AM2268 km1409 miles1224 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméSun 11:12 PM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmNorth N
LibrevilleMon 12:12 AM2468 km1533 miles1332 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JohannesburgMon 1:12 AM2500 km1554 miles1350 nmEast-southeast ESE

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