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 Friday, August 16, 2013 at 21:10:00 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: 77%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 10:57 AM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:45 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, August 16, 2013 at 21:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.02 meters/second, 1508.5 km/hour, 937.3 miles/hour or 814.5 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' 23.8"||15.62 mi||west||0° 00' 01.1"||0.02 mi||north||15.62 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 51.5"||937.10 mi||west||0° 01' 18.5"||1.50 mi||north||937.16 mi|
|24 hours||14° 28' 36.5"||942.25 mi||east||1° 09' 31.3"||79.70 mi||north||948.96 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Fri 9:10 PM||1293 km||803 miles||698 nm||ENE|
|Recife||Fri 6:10 PM||2303 km||1431 miles||1243 nm||WNW|
|Salvador||Fri 6:10 PM||2391 km||1486 miles||1291 nm||WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Fri 6:10 PM||2711 km||1684 miles||1464 nm||WSW|
|Fortaleza||Fri 6:10 PM||2921 km||1815 miles||1577 nm||NW|
|Monrovia||Fri 9:10 PM||2974 km||1848 miles||1606 nm||NNE|
|São Paulo||Fri 6:10 PM||3066 km||1905 miles||1656 nm||WSW|
|Abidjan||Fri 9:10 PM||3133 km||1947 miles||1692 nm||NNE|
|Freetown||Fri 9:10 PM||3160 km||1964 miles||1706 nm||N|
|Yamoussoukro||Fri 9:10 PM||3223 km||2003 miles||1740 nm||NNE|
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