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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 23:34:00 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 23:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 18' South, Longitude: 1° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.07 meters/second, 1490.6 km/hour, 926.2 miles/hour or 804.9 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"0.05 misouth15.44 mi
1 hour14° 21' 55.3"925.90 miwest0° 02' 47.2"3.20 misouth925.76 mi
24 hours15° 14' 02.9"981.86 mieast0° 21' 38.5"24.82 misouth980.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 11:34 PM762 km474 miles412 nmNorthwest NW
WindhoekMon 12:34 AM1894 km1177 miles1023 nmEast E
LuandaMon 12:34 AM2072 km1288 miles1119 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownMon 1:34 AM2382 km1480 miles1286 nmSoutheast SE
São ToméSun 11:34 PM2544 km1581 miles1373 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaMon 12:34 AM2590 km1609 miles1398 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleMon 12:34 AM2593 km1611 miles1400 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleMon 12:34 AM2664 km1655 miles1438 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneMon 1:34 AM2799 km1739 miles1512 nmEast-southeast ESE
AbidjanSun 11:34 PM2960 km1839 miles1598 nmNorth N

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