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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 08:24:00 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: 26%
|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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 08:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.15 meters/second, 1534.2 km/hour, 953.3 miles/hour or 828.4 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' 25.5"||15.89 mi||west||0° 00' 07.4"||0.14 mi||south||15.89 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 34.7"||953.04 mi||west||0° 07' 22.3"||8.45 mi||south||952.76 mi|
|24 hours||14° 08' 36.4"||934.36 mi||east||2° 25' 03.1"||166.28 mi||south||942.73 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Mon 8:24 AM||541 km||336 miles||292 nm||ENE|
|Abidjan||Mon 8:24 AM||2601 km||1616 miles||1404 nm||NNE|
|Monrovia||Mon 8:24 AM||2608 km||1621 miles||1408 nm||N|
|São Tomé||Mon 8:24 AM||2720 km||1690 miles||1469 nm||NE|
|Yamoussoukro||Mon 8:24 AM||2727 km||1695 miles||1473 nm||NNE|
|Luanda||Mon 9:24 AM||2744 km||1705 miles||1482 nm||ENE|
|Accra||Mon 8:24 AM||2770 km||1721 miles||1495 nm||NNE|
|Freetown||Mon 8:24 AM||2863 km||1779 miles||1546 nm||N|
|Lome||Mon 8:24 AM||2896 km||1799 miles||1564 nm||NNE|
|Libreville||Mon 9:24 AM||2941 km||1827 miles||1588 nm||NE|
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