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, February 3, 2013 at 06:56:00 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: 53%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 4:39 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:57 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 06:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.75 meters/second, 1547.1 km/hour, 961.3 miles/hour or 835.4 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' 27.2"||16.02 mi||west||0° 00' 08.0"||0.15 mi||south||16.02 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 13.9"||961.04 mi||west||0° 07' 56.8"||9.11 mi||south||960.77 mi|
|24 hours||13° 25' 33.2"||892.72 mi||east||2° 43' 15.1"||187.11 mi||south||905.82 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sun 6:56 AM||1506 km||936 miles||813 nm||E|
|Recife||Sun 3:56 AM||1860 km||1156 miles||1005 nm||WNW|
|Salvador||Sun 3:56 AM||2042 km||1269 miles||1103 nm||W|
|Fortaleza||Sun 3:56 AM||2464 km||1531 miles||1330 nm||WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sun 4:56 AM||2570 km||1597 miles||1388 nm||WSW|
|Monrovia||Sun 6:56 AM||2661 km||1653 miles||1437 nm||NNE|
|Freetown||Sun 6:56 AM||2804 km||1742 miles||1514 nm||NNE|
|Conakry||Sun 6:56 AM||2901 km||1803 miles||1566 nm||NNE|
|São Paulo *||Sun 4:56 AM||2929 km||1820 miles||1581 nm||WSW|
|Abidjan||Sun 6:56 AM||2930 km||1821 miles||1582 nm||NE|
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