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 08:08:00 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: 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 08:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.39 meters/second, 1563.8 km/hour, 971.7 miles/hour or 844.4 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' 27.7"||16.20 mi||west||0° 00' 09.5"||0.18 mi||south||16.20 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 41.3"||971.52 mi||west||0° 09' 30.8"||10.90 mi||south||971.25 mi|
|24 hours||13° 19' 25.6"||895.11 mi||east||3° 25' 35.8"||235.62 mi||south||918.71 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sun 8:08 AM||1562 km||971 miles||843 nm||E|
|Recife||Sun 5:08 AM||1737 km||1079 miles||938 nm||WNW|
|Salvador||Sun 5:08 AM||1996 km||1240 miles||1078 nm||W|
|Fortaleza||Sun 5:08 AM||2318 km||1440 miles||1252 nm||WNW|
|Monrovia||Sun 8:08 AM||2450 km||1522 miles||1323 nm||NNE|
|Freetown||Sun 8:08 AM||2579 km||1602 miles||1392 nm||NNE|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sun 6:08 AM||2640 km||1640 miles||1425 nm||WSW|
|Conakry||Sun 8:08 AM||2672 km||1661 miles||1443 nm||NNE|
|Abidjan||Sun 8:08 AM||2760 km||1715 miles||1490 nm||NE|
|Yamoussoukro||Sun 8:08 AM||2806 km||1744 miles||1515 nm||NE|
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