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 Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 21:40:00 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: 68%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Friday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:40 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 21:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.41 meters/second, 1535.1 km/hour, 953.9 miles/hour or 828.9 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' 31.6"||15.90 mi||west||0° 00' 05.1"||0.10 mi||north||15.90 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 39.6"||953.57 mi||west||0° 05' 03.2"||5.79 mi||north||953.36 mi|
|24 hours||11° 25' 46.3"||750.29 mi||east||1° 37' 18.8"||111.56 mi||north||754.95 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Sun 8:40 PM||1381 km||858 miles||746 nm||ESE|
|Dakar||Sun 9:40 PM||2019 km||1254 miles||1090 nm||E|
|Nouakchott||Sun 9:40 PM||2112 km||1312 miles||1140 nm||E|
|Banjul||Sun 9:40 PM||2145 km||1333 miles||1158 nm||ESE|
|Bissau||Sun 9:40 PM||2304 km||1432 miles||1244 nm||ESE|
|Cayenne||Sun 6:40 PM||2322 km||1443 miles||1254 nm||SW|
|Ponta Delgada||Sun 8:40 PM||2366 km||1470 miles||1277 nm||NNE|
|Fortaleza||Sun 6:40 PM||2467 km||1533 miles||1332 nm||S|
|Paramaribo||Sun 6:40 PM||2508 km||1558 miles||1354 nm||WSW|
|El Aaiún||Sun 9:40 PM||2524 km||1568 miles||1363 nm||ENE|
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