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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Monday, June 4, 2012 at 12:44:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 PM2340 km1454 miles1263 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSun 9:44 PM2369 km1472 miles1279 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 PM2958 km1838 miles1597 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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