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 Monday, July 2, 2012 at 11:54:00 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: 98%
|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 Monday, July 2, 2012 at 11:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.53 meters/second, 1488.7 km/hour, 925.0 miles/hour or 803.8 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' 22.7"||15.42 mi||west||0° 00' 01.2"||0.03 mi||north||15.42 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 40.2"||924.72 mi||west||0° 01' 24.0"||1.61 mi||north||924.80 mi|
|24 hours||14° 45' 38.6"||949.33 mi||east||1° 15' 45.8"||86.87 mi||north||957.33 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Noumea||Mon 10:54 PM||330 km||205 miles||178 nm||ESE|
|Port Vila||Mon 10:54 PM||676 km||420 miles||365 nm||NE|
|Luganville||Mon 10:54 PM||787 km||489 miles||425 nm||NNE|
|Kingston||Mon 11:24 PM||947 km||588 miles||511 nm||SSE|
|Brisbane||Mon 9:54 PM||1229 km||764 miles||664 nm||SW|
|Honiara||Mon 10:54 PM||1395 km||867 miles||753 nm||NNW|
|Suva||Mon 11:54 PM||1626 km||1010 miles||878 nm||E|
|Sydney||Mon 9:54 PM||1806 km||1122 miles||975 nm||SW|
|Cairns||Mon 9:54 PM||1916 km||1190 miles||1034 nm||WNW|
|Auckland||Mon 11:54 PM||2018 km||1254 miles||1090 nm||SSE|
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