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 23:44:00 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 23:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.04 meters/second, 1490.5 km/hour, 926.2 miles/hour or 804.8 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' 02.7"||0.05 mi||south||15.44 mi|
|1 hour||14° 21' 55.1"||925.85 mi||west||0° 02' 45.4"||3.16 mi||south||925.71 mi|
|24 hours||15° 14' 00.8"||981.76 mi||east||0° 20' 54.7"||23.98 mi||south||980.88 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sun 11:44 PM||627 km||390 miles||339 nm||NNW|
|Windhoek||Mon 12:44 AM||2168 km||1347 miles||1170 nm||E|
|Luanda||Mon 12:44 AM||2294 km||1425 miles||1238 nm||NE|
|Cape Town||Mon 1:44 AM||2597 km||1613 miles||1402 nm||SE|
|São Tomé||Sun 11:44 PM||2657 km||1651 miles||1434 nm||NNE|
|Kinshasa||Mon 12:44 AM||2796 km||1738 miles||1510 nm||NE|
|Brazzaville||Mon 12:44 AM||2799 km||1739 miles||1511 nm||NE|
|Libreville||Mon 12:44 AM||2803 km||1742 miles||1513 nm||NNE|
|Abidjan||Sun 11:44 PM||2945 km||1830 miles||1590 nm||N|
|Accra||Sun 11:44 PM||2997 km||1862 miles||1618 nm||N|
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