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 17, 2013 at 20:10:00 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: 50%
|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 Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.10 meters/second, 1526.7 km/hour, 948.7 miles/hour or 824.4 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' 31.1"||15.81 mi||west||0° 00' 03.8"||0.07 mi||north||15.81 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 13.7"||948.38 mi||west||0° 03' 48.9"||4.38 mi||north||948.21 mi|
|24 hours||11° 33' 40.6"||755.19 mi||east||1° 06' 22.3"||76.09 mi||north||756.44 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Sun 7:10 PM||948 km||589 miles||512 nm||ESE|
|Praia||Sun 7:10 PM||1175 km||730 miles||634 nm||ESE|
|Dakar||Sun 8:10 PM||1794 km||1115 miles||969 nm||ESE|
|Nouakchott||Sun 8:10 PM||1863 km||1158 miles||1006 nm||E|
|Banjul||Sun 8:10 PM||1927 km||1198 miles||1041 nm||ESE|
|Bissau||Sun 8:10 PM||2096 km||1303 miles||1132 nm||ESE|
|Ponta Delgada||Sun 7:10 PM||2191 km||1361 miles||1183 nm||NNE|
|Angra do Heroísmo||Sun 7:10 PM||2239 km||1391 miles||1209 nm||NNE|
|El Aaiún||Sun 8:10 PM||2261 km||1405 miles||1221 nm||ENE|
|Conakry||Sun 8:10 PM||2397 km||1489 miles||1294 nm||ESE|
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