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 Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 07:08:00 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: 49%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Friday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 07:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.12 meters/second, 1591.6 km/hour, 989.0 miles/hour or 859.4 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' 29.7"||16.48 mi||west||0° 00' 10.8"||0.21 mi||south||16.48 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 39.2"||988.87 mi||west||0° 10' 53.8"||12.48 mi||south||988.69 mi|
|24 hours||12° 29' 12.6"||851.94 mi||east||4° 07' 53.6"||284.00 mi||south||892.44 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sat 7:08 AM||1519 km||944 miles||820 nm||ESE|
|Recife||Sat 4:08 AM||1853 km||1152 miles||1001 nm||W|
|Monrovia||Sat 7:08 AM||1928 km||1198 miles||1041 nm||NNE|
|Freetown||Sat 7:08 AM||2062 km||1281 miles||1114 nm||NNE|
|Conakry||Sat 7:08 AM||2159 km||1342 miles||1166 nm||NNE|
|Salvador||Sat 4:08 AM||2258 km||1403 miles||1219 nm||WSW|
|Abidjan||Sat 7:08 AM||2265 km||1407 miles||1223 nm||NE|
|Yamoussoukro||Sat 7:08 AM||2299 km||1428 miles||1241 nm||NE|
|Fortaleza||Sat 4:08 AM||2352 km||1462 miles||1270 nm||WNW|
|Bissau||Sat 7:08 AM||2380 km||1479 miles||1285 nm||N|
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