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 3:59 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Friday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 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 434.47 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"||971.62 mi||west||0° 09' 31.7"||10.92 mi||south||971.35 mi|
|24 hours||13° 18' 58.1"||894.67 mi||east||3° 26' 03.4"||236.13 mi||south||918.42 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||1228 km||763 miles||663 nm||ESE|
|Recife||Sun 4:56 AM||2061 km||1281 miles||1113 nm||WNW|
|Monrovia||Sun 7:56 AM||2322 km||1443 miles||1254 nm||NNE|
|Salvador||Sun 4:56 AM||2338 km||1453 miles||1262 nm||W|
|Freetown||Sun 7:56 AM||2495 km||1550 miles||1347 nm||N|
|Abidjan||Sun 7:56 AM||2547 km||1583 miles||1375 nm||NE|
|Conakry||Sun 7:56 AM||2599 km||1615 miles||1403 nm||N|
|Yamoussoukro||Sun 7:56 AM||2615 km||1625 miles||1412 nm||NNE|
|Fortaleza||Sun 4:56 AM||2626 km||1632 miles||1418 nm||WNW|
|Accra||Sun 7:56 AM||2823 km||1754 miles||1524 nm||NE|
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