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 Friday, February 15, 2013 at 18:24:00 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: 31%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:20 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:31 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, February 15, 2013 at 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.53 meters/second, 1567.9 km/hour, 974.3 miles/hour or 846.6 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' 31.7"||16.24 mi||west||0° 00' 08.0"||0.15 mi||north||16.24 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 48.1"||974.05 mi||west||0° 07' 55.0"||9.07 mi||north||973.80 mi|
|24 hours||11° 19' 20.3"||759.06 mi||east||2° 48' 55.8"||193.59 mi||north||778.46 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Fri 5:24 PM||678 km||421 miles||366 nm||ENE|
|Praia||Fri 5:24 PM||778 km||483 miles||420 nm||E|
|Dakar||Fri 6:24 PM||1432 km||890 miles||773 nm||E|
|Banjul||Fri 6:24 PM||1530 km||951 miles||826 nm||E|
|Nouakchott||Fri 6:24 PM||1630 km||1013 miles||880 nm||ENE|
|Bissau||Fri 6:24 PM||1662 km||1032 miles||897 nm||E|
|Conakry||Fri 6:24 PM||1924 km||1196 miles||1039 nm||ESE|
|Freetown||Fri 6:24 PM||2011 km||1249 miles||1086 nm||ESE|
|Fortaleza||Fri 3:24 PM||2175 km||1352 miles||1174 nm||SSW|
|El Aaiún||Fri 6:24 PM||2309 km||1435 miles||1247 nm||NE|
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