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, February 4, 2013 at 07:44:00 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: 42%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:21 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, February 4, 2013 at 07:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.44 meters/second, 1520.8 km/hour, 945.0 miles/hour or 821.2 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' 25.5"||15.75 mi||west||0° 00' 05.3"||0.10 mi||south||15.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 32.9"||944.65 mi||west||0° 05' 21.3"||6.14 mi||south||944.42 mi|
|24 hours||14° 02' 17.5"||919.28 mi||east||1° 34' 04.5"||107.85 mi||south||921.21 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Mon 7:44 AM||1306 km||811 miles||705 nm||ENE|
|Recife||Mon 4:44 AM||2208 km||1372 miles||1192 nm||WNW|
|Salvador||Mon 4:44 AM||2322 km||1443 miles||1254 nm||WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Mon 5:44 AM||2694 km||1674 miles||1455 nm||WSW|
|Fortaleza||Mon 4:44 AM||2823 km||1754 miles||1524 nm||NW|
|Monrovia||Mon 7:44 AM||2878 km||1788 miles||1554 nm||NNE|
|São Paulo *||Mon 5:44 AM||3051 km||1896 miles||1648 nm||WSW|
|Freetown||Mon 7:44 AM||3057 km||1900 miles||1651 nm||N|
|Abidjan||Mon 7:44 AM||3058 km||1900 miles||1651 nm||NNE|
|Yamoussoukro||Mon 7:44 AM||3142 km||1952 miles||1697 nm||NNE|
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