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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Monday, March 11, 2013 at 2:00:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, March 4, 2013 at 9:54 PM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, March 11, 2013 at 7:53 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 11, 2013 at 14:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 38' South, Longitude: 32° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.79 meters/second, 1615.7 km/hour, 1003.9 miles/hour or 872.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.73 miWest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 miNorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.5"1003.84 miWest0° 11' 46.1"13.48 miNorth1003.95 mi
24 hours11° 34' 09.8"800.21 miEast4° 38' 11.9"318.58 miNorth860.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaMon 12:00 Noon358 km222 miles193 nmSouth S
NatalMon 11:00 AM670 km416 miles362 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FortalezaMon 11:00 AM796 km494 miles430 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeMon 11:00 AM879 km546 miles474 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorMon 11:00 AM1538 km956 miles830 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémMon 11:00 AM1828 km1136 miles987 nmWest W
PraiaMon 1:00 PM1961 km1219 miles1059 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauMon 2:00 PM2287 km1421 miles1235 nmNortheast NE
BanjulMon 2:00 PM2312 km1437 miles1249 nmNortheast NE
FreetownMon 2:00 PM2319 km1441 miles1252 nmEast-northeast ENE

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