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 Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 19:30:00 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: 40%
|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 Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 19:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.21 meters/second, 1545.1 km/hour, 960.1 miles/hour or 834.3 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' 31.5"||16.00 mi||west||0° 00' 06.0"||0.11 mi||north||16.00 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 32.6"||959.85 mi||west||0° 05' 57.2"||6.82 mi||north||959.62 mi|
|24 hours||11° 26' 28.0"||756.09 mi||east||1° 59' 19.1"||136.77 mi||north||764.22 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Sat 6:30 PM||1292 km||803 miles||698 nm||E|
|Dakar||Sat 7:30 PM||1939 km||1205 miles||1047 nm||E|
|Nouakchott||Sat 7:30 PM||2058 km||1279 miles||1111 nm||E|
|Banjul||Sat 7:30 PM||2059 km||1279 miles||1112 nm||E|
|Bissau||Sat 7:30 PM||2211 km||1374 miles||1194 nm||ESE|
|Cayenne||Sat 4:30 PM||2294 km||1426 miles||1239 nm||SW|
|Fortaleza||Sat 4:30 PM||2344 km||1457 miles||1266 nm||S|
|Ponta Delgada||Sat 6:30 PM||2466 km||1532 miles||1331 nm||NNE|
|Conakry||Sat 7:30 PM||2493 km||1549 miles||1346 nm||ESE|
|Paramaribo||Sat 4:30 PM||2497 km||1551 miles||1348 nm||WSW|
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