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, July 24, 2013 at 04:00:00 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: 97%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Monday, July 22, 2013 at 6:17 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Monday, July 29, 2013 at 5:45 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.39 meters/second, 1585.4 km/hour, 985.1 miles/hour or 856.0 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' 26.8"||16.42 mi||west||0° 00' 11.1"||0.21 mi||north||16.42 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 49.6"||985.01 mi||west||0° 11' 12.5"||12.84 mi||north||985.36 mi|
|24 hours||12° 56' 29.8"||882.37 mi||east||4° 39' 20.7"||319.94 mi||north||943.42 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Wed 1:00 AM||400 km||249 miles||216 nm||SSE|
|Maceió||Wed 1:00 AM||478 km||297 miles||258 nm||E|
|Recife||Wed 1:00 AM||600 km||373 miles||324 nm||ENE|
|Fortaleza||Wed 1:00 AM||680 km||423 miles||367 nm||NNE|
|Brasilia||Wed 1:00 AM||1081 km||672 miles||584 nm||SW|
|Belém||Wed 1:00 AM||1304 km||810 miles||704 nm||NW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Wed 1:00 AM||1503 km||934 miles||812 nm||SSW|
|São Paulo||Wed 1:00 AM||1684 km||1046 miles||909 nm||SSW|
|Cayenne||Wed 1:00 AM||2114 km||1314 miles||1141 nm||NW|
|Manaus||Midnight Tue-Wed||2322 km||1443 miles||1254 nm||WNW|
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