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, September 23, 2012 at 19:40:00 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: 61%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 19:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.34 meters/second, 1520.4 km/hour, 944.7 miles/hour or 821.0 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' 26.4"||15.75 mi||west||0° 00' 05.5"||0.11 mi||north||15.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 29.0"||944.49 mi||west||0° 05' 41.8"||6.53 mi||north||944.78 mi|
|24 hours||13° 05' 56.5"||856.74 mi||east||2° 45' 24.0"||189.58 mi||north||884.04 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sun 7:40 PM||862 km||536 miles||466 nm||ENE|
|Recife||Sun 4:40 PM||2638 km||1639 miles||1424 nm||WNW|
|Monrovia||Sun 7:40 PM||2814 km||1748 miles||1519 nm||N|
|Abidjan||Sun 7:40 PM||2872 km||1785 miles||1551 nm||NNE|
|Yamoussoukro||Sun 7:40 PM||2986 km||1855 miles||1612 nm||NNE|
|Freetown||Sun 7:40 PM||3042 km||1890 miles||1642 nm||N|
|São Tomé||Sun 7:40 PM||3051 km||1896 miles||1648 nm||NE|
|Luanda||Sun 8:40 PM||3062 km||1903 miles||1653 nm||ENE|
|Accra||Sun 7:40 PM||3066 km||1905 miles||1656 nm||NNE|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sun 4:40 PM||3146 km||1955 miles||1699 nm||WSW|
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