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 18:26:00 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 18:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.74 meters/second, 1601.1 km/hour, 994.9 miles/hour or 864.5 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"||16.58 mi||west||0° 00' 10.2"||0.20 mi||north||16.58 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 28.6"||994.81 mi||west||0° 10' 13.2"||11.71 mi||north||994.65 mi|
|24 hours||10° 59' 51.0"||752.38 mi||east||3° 50' 07.3"||263.63 mi||north||793.14 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Thu 5:26 PM||716 km||445 miles||386 nm||N|
|Ziguinchor||Thu 6:26 PM||816 km||507 miles||441 nm||NE|
|Serekunda||Thu 6:26 PM||838 km||520 miles||452 nm||NE|
|Bissau||Thu 6:26 PM||844 km||525 miles||456 nm||ENE|
|Banjul||Thu 6:26 PM||847 km||527 miles||458 nm||NE|
|Dakar||Thu 6:26 PM||877 km||545 miles||474 nm||NE|
|Thiès||Thu 6:26 PM||923 km||574 miles||498 nm||NE|
|Farafenni||Thu 6:26 PM||940 km||584 miles||507 nm||NE|
|Boké||Thu 6:26 PM||941 km||585 miles||508 nm||ENE|
|Bafatá||Thu 6:26 PM||950 km||591 miles||513 nm||ENE|
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