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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 23:54:00 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 23:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 19' South, Longitude: 5° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 414.02 meters/second, 1490.5 km/hour, 926.1 miles/hour or 804.8 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' 02.7"0.05 misouth15.44 mi
1 hour14° 21' 54.9"925.80 miwest0° 02' 44.0"3.13 misouth925.66 mi
24 hours15° 13' 59.0"981.68 mieast0° 20' 19.8"23.31 misouth980.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 11:54 PM597 km371 miles322 nmNorth N
WindhoekMon 12:54 AM2386 km1483 miles1288 nmEast E
LuandaMon 12:54 AM2480 km1541 miles1339 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméSun 11:54 PM2765 km1718 miles1493 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownMon 1:54 AM2774 km1724 miles1498 nmSoutheast SE
LibrevilleMon 12:54 AM2930 km1820 miles1582 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSun 11:54 PM2954 km1835 miles1595 nmNorth N
KinshasaMon 12:54 AM2971 km1846 miles1604 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleMon 12:54 AM2973 km1847 miles1605 nmNortheast NE
AccraSun 11:54 PM3037 km1887 miles1640 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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