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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 Monday, June 4, 2012 at 00:44:00 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 Monday, June 4, 2012 at 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 21' South, Longitude: 17° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.91 meters/second, 1490.1 km/hour, 925.9 miles/hour or 804.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.43 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 misouth15.43 mi
1 hour14° 21' 54.0"925.54 miwest0° 02' 35.9"2.98 misouth925.41 mi
24 hours15° 13' 47.6"981.22 mieast0° 17' 03.1"19.55 misouth980.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 12:44 AM1423 km884 miles768 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeSun 9:44 PM2335 km1451 miles1261 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSun 9:44 PM2370 km1473 miles1280 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de JaneiroSun 9:44 PM2605 km1619 miles1407 nmWest W
São PauloSun 9:44 PM2957 km1838 miles1597 nmWest W
FortalezaSun 9:44 PM2961 km1840 miles1599 nmNorthwest NW
MonroviaMon 12:44 AM3158 km1962 miles1705 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrasiliaSun 9:44 PM3213 km1997 miles1735 nmWest W
AbidjanMon 12:44 AM3319 km2062 miles1792 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 12:44 AM3340 km2076 miles1804 nmNorth N
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