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 07:56:00 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: 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 07:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.39 meters/second, 1520.6 km/hour, 944.9 miles/hour or 821.1 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' 32.2"||944.54 mi||west||0° 05' 19.9"||6.11 mi||south||944.31 mi|
|24 hours||14° 02' 32.5"||919.46 mi||east||1° 33' 27.7"||107.15 mi||south||921.33 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Mon 7:56 AM||1605 km||997 miles||867 nm||E|
|Recife||Mon 4:56 AM||1954 km||1214 miles||1055 nm||NW|
|Salvador||Mon 4:56 AM||2028 km||1260 miles||1095 nm||WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Mon 5:56 AM||2399 km||1491 miles||1296 nm||WSW|
|Fortaleza||Mon 4:56 AM||2577 km||1601 miles||1392 nm||NW|
|São Paulo *||Mon 5:56 AM||2757 km||1713 miles||1489 nm||WSW|
|Brasilia *||Mon 5:56 AM||2925 km||1818 miles||1579 nm||W|
|Monrovia||Mon 7:56 AM||2978 km||1850 miles||1608 nm||NNE|
|Freetown||Mon 7:56 AM||3125 km||1942 miles||1687 nm||NNE|
|Conakry||Mon 7:56 AM||3222 km||2002 miles||1740 nm||NNE|
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