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 18, 2013 at 20:40:00 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: 60%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 8:31 PM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Monday, February 25, 2013 at 8:26 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, February 18, 2013 at 20:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.01 meters/second, 1515.6 km/hour, 941.8 miles/hour or 818.4 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' 30.9"||15.70 mi||west||0° 00' 01.6"||0.03 mi||north||15.70 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 57.8"||941.46 mi||west||0° 01' 33.5"||1.79 mi||north||941.38 mi|
|24 hours||11° 38' 36.9"||755.25 mi||east||0° 11' 11.9"||12.84 mi||north||754.90 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mindelo||Mon 7:40 PM||595 km||370 miles||322 nm||SE|
|Praia||Mon 7:40 PM||859 km||534 miles||464 nm||SE|
|Dakar||Mon 8:40 PM||1408 km||875 miles||760 nm||ESE|
|Nouakchott||Mon 8:40 PM||1423 km||884 miles||768 nm||E|
|Banjul||Mon 8:40 PM||1555 km||966 miles||840 nm||ESE|
|Bissau||Mon 8:40 PM||1741 km||1082 miles||940 nm||ESE|
|El Aaiún||Mon 8:40 PM||1803 km||1121 miles||974 nm||ENE|
|Ponta Delgada||Mon 7:40 PM||1959 km||1217 miles||1058 nm||N|
|Angra do Heroísmo||Mon 7:40 PM||2039 km||1267 miles||1101 nm||N|
|Conakry||Mon 8:40 PM||2059 km||1280 miles||1112 nm||ESE|
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