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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 19:46:00 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: 48%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Friday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Friday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 19:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.99 meters/second, 1580.4 km/hour, 982.0 miles/hour or 853.3 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"||16.37 mi||west||0° 00' 08.7"||0.17 mi||north||16.37 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 28.1"||981.81 mi||west||0° 08' 46.0"||10.04 mi||north||981.58 mi|
|24 hours||11° 03' 48.8"||747.04 mi||east||3° 11' 50.9"||219.82 mi||north||773.89 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Fri 6:46 PM||774 km||481 miles||418 nm||NE|
|Praia||Fri 6:46 PM||813 km||505 miles||439 nm||ENE|
|Dakar||Fri 7:46 PM||1448 km||899 miles||782 nm||E|
|Banjul||Fri 7:46 PM||1528 km||950 miles||825 nm||E|
|Bissau||Fri 7:46 PM||1639 km||1019 miles||885 nm||E|
|Nouakchott||Fri 7:46 PM||1688 km||1049 miles||911 nm||ENE|
|Conakry||Fri 7:46 PM||1879 km||1168 miles||1015 nm||E|
|Freetown||Fri 7:46 PM||1956 km||1216 miles||1056 nm||ESE|
|Fortaleza||Fri 4:46 PM||2006 km||1246 miles||1083 nm||SSW|
|Monrovia||Fri 7:46 PM||2283 km||1418 miles||1233 nm||ESE|
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