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 23, 2013 at 05:00:00 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: 94%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:45 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 9:35 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, August 23, 2013 at 05:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.84 meters/second, 1612.2 km/hour, 1001.8 miles/hour or 870.5 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' 29.7"||16.69 mi||west||0° 00' 11.6"||0.22 mi||north||16.70 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 46.2"||1001.71 mi||west||0° 11' 40.2"||13.36 mi||north||1001.72 mi|
|24 hours||11° 58' 17.8"||827.26 mi||east||4° 29' 49.5"||309.01 mi||north||880.93 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cayenne||Fri 2:00 AM||414 km||257 miles||224 nm||NW|
|Belém||Fri 2:00 AM||457 km||284 miles||247 nm||SSE|
|Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni||Fri 2:00 AM||604 km||375 miles||326 nm||WNW|
|Paramaribo||Fri 2:00 AM||730 km||454 miles||394 nm||WNW|
|Nieuw Nickerie||Fri 2:00 AM||917 km||570 miles||495 nm||WNW|
|New Amsterdam||Fri 1:00 AM||985 km||612 miles||532 nm||WNW|
|Georgetown||Fri 1:00 AM||1075 km||668 miles||581 nm||WNW|
|Manaus||Fri 1:00 AM||1335 km||829 miles||721 nm||WSW|
|Fortaleza||Fri 2:00 AM||1395 km||867 miles||753 nm||ESE|
|Port of Spain||Fri 1:00 AM||1606 km||998 miles||867 nm||NW|
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