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 Monday, January 21, 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: 76%
|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 Monday, January 21, 2013 at 21:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.01 meters/second, 1519.2 km/hour, 944.0 miles/hour or 820.3 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' 31.1"||15.73 mi||west||0° 00' 03.0"||0.06 mi||north||15.73 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 10.9"||943.70 mi||west||0° 02' 56.4"||3.37 mi||north||943.56 mi|
|24 hours||11° 36' 08.5"||754.18 mi||east||0° 44' 48.1"||51.37 mi||north||754.12 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Mon 8:40 PM||351 km||218 miles||189 nm||S|
|Santa Maria||Mon 8:40 PM||416 km||258 miles||224 nm||SSE|
|Praia||Mon 8:40 PM||575 km||357 miles||311 nm||S|
|Nouadhibou||Mon 9:40 PM||788 km||490 miles||425 nm||E|
|Nouakchott||Mon 9:40 PM||925 km||575 miles||499 nm||ESE|
|Dakar||Mon 9:40 PM||958 km||596 miles||518 nm||SE|
|Dakhla||Mon 9:40 PM||976 km||607 miles||527 nm||ENE|
|Thiès||Mon 9:40 PM||993 km||617 miles||536 nm||SE|
|Rosso||Mon 9:40 PM||1000 km||622 miles||540 nm||ESE|
|Banjul||Mon 9:40 PM||1117 km||694 miles||603 nm||SE|
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