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, May 6, 2013 at 10:48:00 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: 12%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:15 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Friday, May 10, 2013 at 12:29 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Monday, May 6, 2013 at 10:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.62 meters/second, 1611.4 km/hour, 1001.3 miles/hour or 870.1 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' 32.2"||16.69 mi||west||0° 00' 10.6"||0.20 mi||north||16.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 11.9"||1001.21 mi||west||0° 10' 39.0"||12.20 mi||north||1001.14 mi|
|24 hours||11° 07' 36.0"||766.36 mi||east||4° 05' 05.9"||280.72 mi||north||813.17 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Mon 9:48 AM||1063 km||661 miles||574 nm||N|
|Bissau||Mon 10:48 AM||1121 km||697 miles||605 nm||NE|
|Conakry||Mon 10:48 AM||1161 km||722 miles||627 nm||ENE|
|Banjul||Mon 10:48 AM||1169 km||726 miles||631 nm||NE|
|Freetown||Mon 10:48 AM||1172 km||728 miles||633 nm||ENE|
|Dakar||Mon 10:48 AM||1222 km||760 miles||660 nm||NNE|
|Monrovia||Mon 10:48 AM||1394 km||866 miles||753 nm||E|
|Nouakchott||Mon 10:48 AM||1626 km||1010 miles||878 nm||NNE|
|Bamako||Mon 10:48 AM||1873 km||1164 miles||1011 nm||ENE|
|Recife||Mon 7:48 AM||1958 km||1217 miles||1057 nm||SW|
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