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, January 6, 2013 at 07:56:00 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: 37%
|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 Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 07:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.46 meters/second, 1564.1 km/hour, 971.9 miles/hour or 844.5 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' 27.7"||16.20 mi||west||0° 00' 09.5"||0.18 mi||south||16.20 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 42.4"||971.67 mi||west||0° 09' 31.7"||10.92 mi||south||971.40 mi|
|24 hours||13° 19' 00.5"||894.76 mi||east||3° 26' 01.1"||236.10 mi||south||918.50 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sun 7:56 AM||1256 km||780 miles||678 nm||ESE|
|Recife||Sun 4:56 AM||2033 km||1263 miles||1098 nm||WNW|
|Salvador||Sun 4:56 AM||2309 km||1435 miles||1247 nm||W|
|Monrovia||Sun 7:56 AM||2331 km||1448 miles||1259 nm||NNE|
|Freetown||Sun 7:56 AM||2500 km||1554 miles||1350 nm||N|
|Abidjan||Sun 7:56 AM||2564 km||1593 miles||1384 nm||NE|
|Fortaleza||Sun 4:56 AM||2600 km||1615 miles||1404 nm||WNW|
|Conakry||Sun 7:56 AM||2603 km||1618 miles||1406 nm||N|
|Yamoussoukro||Sun 7:56 AM||2630 km||1634 miles||1420 nm||NNE|
|Bissau||Sun 7:56 AM||2840 km||1765 miles||1534 nm||N|
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