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 12:38:00 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 12:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.42 meters/second, 1574.7 km/hour, 978.5 miles/hour or 850.3 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' 45.8"||978.28 mi||west||0° 08' 09.9"||9.35 mi||north||978.05 mi|
|24 hours||11° 22' 27.1"||765.88 mi||east||2° 56' 27.0"||202.19 mi||north||787.32 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Praia||Wed 11:38 AM||457 km||284 miles||247 nm||ENE|
|Mindelo||Wed 11:38 AM||478 km||297 miles||258 nm||NNE|
|Santa Maria||Wed 11:38 AM||608 km||378 miles||328 nm||NE|
|Dakar||Wed 12:38 PM||1087 km||675 miles||587 nm||E|
|Banjul||Wed 12:38 PM||1171 km||728 miles||632 nm||E|
|Bissau||Wed 12:38 PM||1292 km||803 miles||698 nm||E|
|Nouakchott||Wed 12:38 PM||1334 km||829 miles||720 nm||ENE|
|Conakry||Wed 12:38 PM||1548 km||962 miles||836 nm||ESE|
|Freetown||Wed 12:38 PM||1634 km||1015 miles||882 nm||ESE|
|Monrovia||Wed 12:38 PM||1973 km||1226 miles||1065 nm||ESE|
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