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 09:34:00 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 3:59 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Friday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, January 7, 2013 at 09:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.78 meters/second, 1532.8 km/hour, 952.4 miles/hour or 827.7 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' 25.4"||15.87 mi||west||0° 00' 07.2"||0.14 mi||south||15.87 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 28.8"||952.13 mi||west||0° 07' 14.9"||8.31 mi||south||951.86 mi|
|24 hours||14° 10' 45.4"||935.95 mi||east||2° 21' 43.5"||162.46 mi||south||943.71 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Mon 6:34 AM||1312 km||815 miles||708 nm||WNW|
|Recife||Mon 6:34 AM||1327 km||825 miles||717 nm||NW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Mon 7:34 AM||1783 km||1108 miles||963 nm||WSW|
|Fortaleza||Mon 6:34 AM||1959 km||1217 miles||1058 nm||NW|
|São Paulo *||Mon 7:34 AM||2141 km||1330 miles||1156 nm||WSW|
|Brasilia *||Mon 7:34 AM||2218 km||1378 miles||1197 nm||W|
|Jamestown||Mon 9:34 AM||2292 km||1424 miles||1237 nm||E|
|Belém||Mon 6:34 AM||2926 km||1818 miles||1580 nm||NW|
|Monrovia||Mon 9:34 AM||3181 km||1977 miles||1718 nm||NE|
|Freetown||Mon 9:34 AM||3248 km||2018 miles||1754 nm||NNE|
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