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, October 22, 2012 at 20:06:00 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: 58%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Monday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 AM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Monday, October 29, 2012 at 7:50 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, October 22, 2012 at 20:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.10 meters/second, 1570.0 km/hour, 975.5 miles/hour or 847.7 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' 29.3"||16.26 mi||west||0° 00' 09.5"||0.18 mi||north||16.26 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 22.2"||975.45 mi||west||0° 09' 29.4"||10.87 mi||north||975.83 mi|
|24 hours||11° 55' 32.3"||802.89 mi||east||4° 02' 20.9"||277.65 mi||north||855.20 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Mon 5:06 PM||1340 km||833 miles||724 nm||WNW|
|Salvador||Mon 5:06 PM||1590 km||988 miles||859 nm||W|
|Fortaleza||Mon 5:06 PM||1937 km||1204 miles||1046 nm||WNW|
|Jamestown||Mon 8:06 PM||1971 km||1225 miles||1064 nm||E|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Mon 6:06 PM||2308 km||1434 miles||1246 nm||WSW|
|Monrovia||Mon 8:06 PM||2604 km||1618 miles||1406 nm||NE|
|Brasilia *||Mon 6:06 PM||2607 km||1620 miles||1407 nm||W|
|São Paulo *||Mon 6:06 PM||2659 km||1652 miles||1436 nm||WSW|
|Freetown||Mon 8:06 PM||2679 km||1665 miles||1447 nm||NNE|
|Conakry||Mon 8:06 PM||2759 km||1714 miles||1490 nm||NNE|
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