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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 06:58:00 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: 60%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 06:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.32 meters/second, 1610.4 km/hour, 1000.6 miles/hour or 869.5 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' 31.1"||16.68 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||south||16.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 06.9"||1000.56 mi||west||0° 11' 32.0"||13.21 mi||south||1000.50 mi|
|24 hours||11° 48' 54.5"||814.26 mi||east||4° 30' 48.3"||310.18 mi||south||867.95 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Fernando de Noronha||Fri 4:58 AM||559 km||347 miles||302 nm||WNW|
|Recife||Fri 3:58 AM||887 km||551 miles||479 nm||WSW|
|Fortaleza||Fri 3:58 AM||1238 km||769 miles||669 nm||W|
|Salvador||Fri 3:58 AM||1497 km||930 miles||808 nm||SW|
|Freetown||Fri 6:58 AM||2173 km||1350 miles||1173 nm||NE|
|Conakry||Fri 6:58 AM||2214 km||1376 miles||1195 nm||NE|
|Monrovia||Fri 6:58 AM||2236 km||1389 miles||1207 nm||NE|
|Praia||Fri 5:58 AM||2243 km||1394 miles||1211 nm||N|
|Bissau||Fri 6:58 AM||2281 km||1417 miles||1232 nm||NE|
|Belém||Fri 3:58 AM||2365 km||1469 miles||1277 nm||W|
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