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 23:34:00 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 8:18 PM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Monday, 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
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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 21.8"||15.44 mi||west||0° 00' 02.9"||0.05 mi||south||15.44 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 55.3"||925.90 mi||west||0° 02' 47.2"||3.20 mi||south||925.76 mi|
|24 hours||15° 14' 02.9"||981.86 mi||east||0° 21' 38.5"||24.82 mi||south||980.96 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sun 11:34 PM||762 km||474 miles||412 nm||NW|
|Windhoek||Mon 12:34 AM||1894 km||1177 miles||1023 nm||E|
|Luanda||Mon 12:34 AM||2072 km||1288 miles||1119 nm||NE|
|Cape Town||Mon 1:34 AM||2382 km||1480 miles||1286 nm||SE|
|São Tomé||Sun 11:34 PM||2544 km||1581 miles||1373 nm||NNE|
|Kinshasa||Mon 12:34 AM||2590 km||1609 miles||1398 nm||NE|
|Brazzaville||Mon 12:34 AM||2593 km||1611 miles||1400 nm||NE|
|Libreville||Mon 12:34 AM||2664 km||1655 miles||1438 nm||NNE|
|Gaborone||Mon 1:34 AM||2799 km||1739 miles||1512 nm||ESE|
|Abidjan||Sun 11:34 PM||2960 km||1839 miles||1598 nm||N|
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