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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
Change time and date
|< 4 weeks||4 weeks >||March equinox|
|< 1 day||1 day >||June solstice|
|< 12 hours||12 hours >||September equinox|
|< 6 hours||6 hours >||December solstice|
|< 1 hour||1 hour >||Now/Current time|
|< 10 minutes||10 minutes >|
- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, July 1, 2012 at 23:44:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 95%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 3:32 AM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at 6:53 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, July 1, 2012 at 23:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.27 meters/second, 1487.8 km/hour, 924.5 miles/hour or 803.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 22.5"||15.41 mi||west||0° 00' 00.6"||0.01 mi||south||15.41 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 33.4"||924.13 mi||west||0° 00' 31.5"||0.60 mi||south||924.11 mi|
|24 hours||14° 55' 02.2"||958.90 mi||east||0° 30' 56.2"||35.47 mi||north||961.26 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sun 11:44 PM||1805 km||1122 miles||975 nm||ENE|
|Salvador||Sun 8:44 PM||2021 km||1256 miles||1091 nm||WNW|
|Recife||Sun 8:44 PM||2060 km||1280 miles||1112 nm||NW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sun 8:44 PM||2210 km||1373 miles||1194 nm||W|
|São Paulo||Sun 8:44 PM||2563 km||1593 miles||1384 nm||W|
|Fortaleza||Sun 8:44 PM||2691 km||1672 miles||1453 nm||NW|
|Brasilia||Sun 8:44 PM||2827 km||1757 miles||1527 nm||W|
|Monrovia||Sun 11:44 PM||3320 km||2063 miles||1792 nm||NNE|
|Freetown||Sun 11:44 PM||3464 km||2153 miles||1871 nm||NNE|
|Abidjan||Sun 11:44 PM||3559 km||2211 miles||1922 nm||NE|
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