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 Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 14:14:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Monday, March 11, 2013 at 7:51 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 5:27 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 14:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.97 meters/second, 1612.7 km/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 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' 31.3"||16.70 mi||west||0° 00' 11.2"||0.22 mi||north||16.70 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 19.0"||1002.06 mi||west||0° 11' 17.6"||12.93 mi||north||1002.03 mi|
|24 hours||11° 25' 30.9"||788.39 mi||east||4° 20' 29.7"||298.36 mi||north||840.28 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Tue 1:14 PM||1205 km||748 miles||650 nm||N|
|Bissau||Tue 2:14 PM||1280 km||795 miles||691 nm||NE|
|Conakry||Tue 2:14 PM||1302 km||809 miles||703 nm||ENE|
|Freetown||Tue 2:14 PM||1304 km||810 miles||704 nm||ENE|
|Banjul||Tue 2:14 PM||1332 km||828 miles||719 nm||NE|
|Dakar||Tue 2:14 PM||1387 km||862 miles||749 nm||NNE|
|Monrovia||Tue 2:14 PM||1500 km||932 miles||810 nm||E|
|Nouakchott||Tue 2:14 PM||1790 km||1112 miles||967 nm||NNE|
|Recife||Tue 11:14 AM||1796 km||1116 miles||970 nm||SW|
|Fortaleza||Tue 11:14 AM||1822 km||1132 miles||984 nm||WSW|
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