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 18:36:00 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 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.71 meters/second, 1601.0 km/hour, 994.8 miles/hour or 864.4 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' 32.4"||16.58 mi||west||0° 00' 10.2"||0.20 mi||north||16.58 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 28.6"||994.66 mi||west||0° 10' 12.7"||11.70 mi||north||994.51 mi|
|24 hours||10° 59' 50.9"||752.28 mi||east||3° 49' 53.6"||263.35 mi||north||792.94 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Thu 5:36 PM||721 km||448 miles||389 nm||NNE|
|Mindelo||Thu 5:36 PM||922 km||573 miles||498 nm||N|
|Dakar||Thu 6:36 PM||1062 km||660 miles||573 nm||NE|
|Banjul||Thu 6:36 PM||1062 km||660 miles||574 nm||ENE|
|Bissau||Thu 6:36 PM||1088 km||676 miles||588 nm||ENE|
|Conakry||Thu 6:36 PM||1239 km||770 miles||669 nm||E|
|Freetown||Thu 6:36 PM||1288 km||801 miles||696 nm||E|
|Nouakchott||Thu 6:36 PM||1432 km||890 miles||773 nm||NE|
|Monrovia||Thu 6:36 PM||1579 km||981 miles||853 nm||E|
|Bamako||Thu 6:36 PM||1908 km||1185 miles||1030 nm||ENE|
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