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 Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 17:34:00 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: 38%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Friday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Friday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 17:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.91 meters/second, 1601.7 km/hour, 995.2 miles/hour or 864.8 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' 32.4"||16.59 mi||west||0° 00' 10.2"||0.20 mi||north||16.59 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 28.3"||995.11 mi||west||0° 10' 15.7"||11.76 mi||north||994.96 mi|
|24 hours||10° 59' 51.7"||752.63 mi||east||3° 51' 17.8"||264.95 mi||north||793.86 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Koidu||Thu 5:34 PM||121 km||75 miles||65 nm||WNW|
|Nzérékoré||Thu 5:34 PM||139 km||86 miles||75 nm||ESE|
|Kenema||Thu 5:34 PM||151 km||94 miles||82 nm||WSW|
|Gbarnga||Thu 5:34 PM||160 km||100 miles||87 nm||SSE|
|Bo||Thu 5:34 PM||206 km||128 miles||111 nm||WSW|
|Kakata||Thu 5:34 PM||210 km||130 miles||113 nm||SSW|
|Makeni||Thu 5:34 PM||241 km||150 miles||130 nm||WNW|
|Monrovia||Thu 5:34 PM||248 km||154 miles||134 nm||SSW|
|Man||Thu 5:34 PM||281 km||175 miles||152 nm||ESE|
|Freetown||Thu 5:34 PM||366 km||228 miles||198 nm||W|
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