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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 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 phaseFull MoonMonday, June 4, 2012 at 11:13 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, June 11, 2012 at 10:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, June 4, 2012 at 23:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 39' South, Longitude: 9° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.16 meters/second, 1487.4 km/hour, 924.2 miles/hour or 803.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.0"15.40 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.40 mi
1 hour14° 22' 08.8"923.90 miwest0° 01' 11.8"1.37 minorth923.96 mi
24 hours14° 53' 59.9"958.00 mieast1° 11' 39.8"82.17 minorth965.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SwakopmundTue 12:54 AM556 km345 miles300 nmEast-southeast ESE
Walvis BayTue 12:54 AM560 km348 miles302 nmEast-southeast ESE
WindhoekTue 12:54 AM816 km507 miles441 nmEast E
LubangoTue 12:54 AM869 km540 miles469 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaTue 12:54 AM1481 km920 miles800 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownTue 1:54 AM1631 km1014 miles881 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JamestownMon 11:54 PM1699 km1056 miles918 nmWest-northwest WNW
GaboroneTue 1:54 AM1737 km1079 miles938 nmEast-southeast ESE
JohannesburgTue 1:54 AM1977 km1228 miles1067 nmEast-southeast ESE
PretoriaTue 1:54 AM1982 km1232 miles1070 nmEast-southeast ESE
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