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 Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 23:44:00 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: 100%
|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 Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 23:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.75 meters/second, 1593.9 km/hour, 990.4 miles/hour or 860.6 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' 27.3"||16.51 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||north||16.51 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 24.6"||990.38 mi||west||0° 11' 28.8"||13.15 mi||north||990.69 mi|
|24 hours||12° 47' 30.9"||876.33 mi||east||4° 43' 32.2"||324.74 mi||north||938.37 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|São Tomé||Tue 11:44 PM||1073 km||667 miles||579 nm||NNE|
|Jamestown||Tue 11:44 PM||1197 km||744 miles||646 nm||SW|
|Libreville||Wed 12:44 AM||1260 km||783 miles||680 nm||NE|
|Luanda||Wed 12:44 AM||1267 km||787 miles||684 nm||E|
|Accra||Tue 11:44 PM||1512 km||939 miles||816 nm||N|
|Malabo||Wed 12:44 AM||1515 km||941 miles||818 nm||NNE|
|Brazzaville||Wed 12:44 AM||1552 km||965 miles||838 nm||ENE|
|Kinshasa||Wed 12:44 AM||1553 km||965 miles||839 nm||ENE|
|Lome||Tue 11:44 PM||1562 km||971 miles||843 nm||N|
|Porto Novo||Wed 12:44 AM||1604 km||996 miles||866 nm||N|
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