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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 Tuesday, June 5, 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 phaseFull MoonMonday, June 4, 2012 at 11:13 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, June 11, 2012 at 10:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 38' South, Longitude: 2° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.22 meters/second, 1487.6 km/hour, 924.3 miles/hour or 803.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.1"15.41 miwest0° 00' 01.2"0.02 minorth15.41 mi
1 hour14° 22' 10.7"924.03 miwest0° 01' 20.0"1.53 minorth924.11 mi
24 hours14° 52' 48.0"956.83 mieast1° 14' 41.6"85.64 minorth964.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 12:44 AM706 km439 miles381 nmNorth-northwest NNW
WindhoekTue 1:44 AM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmEast E
LuandaTue 1:44 AM2220 km1379 miles1199 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownTue 2:44 AM2481 km1542 miles1340 nmSoutheast SE
São ToméTue 12:44 AM2639 km1640 miles1425 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaTue 1:44 AM2731 km1697 miles1475 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleTue 1:44 AM2734 km1699 miles1476 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleTue 1:44 AM2773 km1723 miles1497 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneTue 2:44 AM2946 km1831 miles1591 nmEast-southeast ESE
AbidjanTue 12:44 AM2985 km1855 miles1612 nmNorth N

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