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 3:58 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Friday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 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 425.77 meters/second, 1532.8 km/hour, 952.4 miles/hour or 827.6 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' 28.7"||952.19 mi||west||0° 07' 14.8"||8.31 mi||south||951.91 mi|
|24 hours||14° 10' 47.6"||936.04 mi||east||2° 21' 40.1"||162.41 mi||south||943.79 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||1285 km||799 miles||694 nm||WNW|
|Recife||Mon 6:34 AM||1309 km||814 miles||707 nm||NW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Mon 7:34 AM||1757 km||1092 miles||949 nm||WSW|
|Fortaleza||Mon 6:34 AM||1941 km||1206 miles||1048 nm||NW|
|São Paulo *||Mon 7:34 AM||2114 km||1314 miles||1142 nm||WSW|
|Brasilia *||Mon 7:34 AM||2189 km||1360 miles||1182 nm||W|
|Jamestown||Mon 9:34 AM||2320 km||1442 miles||1253 nm||E|
|Belém||Mon 6:34 AM||2903 km||1804 miles||1567 nm||NW|
|Monrovia||Mon 9:34 AM||3198 km||1987 miles||1727 nm||NE|
|Asuncion *||Mon 6:34 AM||3245 km||2016 miles||1752 nm||WSW|
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