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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 23:44:00 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 23:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 18' South, Longitude: 3° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.04 meters/second, 1490.6 km/hour, 926.2 miles/hour or 804.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.44 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 misouth15.44 mi
1 hour14° 21' 55.1"925.85 miwest0° 02' 45.7"3.17 misouth925.71 mi
24 hours15° 14' 01.0"981.77 mieast0° 20' 59.1"24.06 misouth980.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 11:44 PM636 km395 miles344 nmNorth-northwest NNW
WindhoekMon 12:44 AM2140 km1330 miles1156 nmEast E
LuandaMon 12:44 AM2271 km1411 miles1226 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownMon 1:44 AM2575 km1600 miles1390 nmSoutheast SE
São ToméSun 11:44 PM2644 km1643 miles1428 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaMon 12:44 AM2775 km1724 miles1498 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleMon 12:44 AM2777 km1726 miles1500 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleMon 12:44 AM2788 km1732 miles1505 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanSun 11:44 PM2945 km1830 miles1590 nmNorth N
AccraSun 11:44 PM2993 km1860 miles1616 nmNorth N
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