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 Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 12:08:00 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: 2%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 11:16 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Friday, May 10, 2013 at 12:30 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 12:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.54 meters/second, 1575.2 km/hour, 978.8 miles/hour or 850.5 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' 31.7"||16.31 mi||west||0° 00' 08.2"||0.16 mi||north||16.31 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 46.3"||978.57 mi||west||0° 08' 11.9"||9.39 mi||north||978.34 mi|
|24 hours||11° 22' 14.4"||765.86 mi||east||2° 57' 19.2"||203.19 mi||north||787.55 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Dakar||Wed 12:08 PM||334 km||208 miles||180 nm||ENE|
|Serekunda||Wed 12:08 PM||374 km||232 miles||202 nm||E|
|Banjul||Wed 12:08 PM||385 km||239 miles||208 nm||E|
|Thiès||Wed 12:08 PM||388 km||241 miles||210 nm||ENE|
|Praia||Wed 11:08 AM||414 km||257 miles||223 nm||WNW|
|Ziguinchor||Wed 12:08 PM||423 km||263 miles||228 nm||E|
|Santa Maria||Wed 11:08 AM||482 km||300 miles||260 nm||NW|
|Farafenni||Wed 12:08 PM||492 km||306 miles||266 nm||E|
|Touba||Wed 12:08 PM||495 km||307 miles||267 nm||ENE|
|Saint-Louis||Wed 12:08 PM||501 km||311 miles||270 nm||NE|
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