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 1:46 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 9:37 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' 18.4"||827.27 mi||east||4° 29' 50.7"||309.03 mi||north||880.96 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||438 km||272 miles||237 nm||NW|
|Belém||Fri 2:00 AM||450 km||280 miles||243 nm||S|
|Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni||Fri 2:00 AM||630 km||391 miles||340 nm||WNW|
|Paramaribo||Fri 2:00 AM||757 km||470 miles||409 nm||WNW|
|Nieuw Nickerie||Fri 2:00 AM||945 km||587 miles||510 nm||WNW|
|New Amsterdam||Fri 1:00 AM||1012 km||629 miles||546 nm||WNW|
|Georgetown||Fri 1:00 AM||1103 km||685 miles||595 nm||WNW|
|Manaus||Fri 1:00 AM||1361 km||846 miles||735 nm||WSW|
|Fortaleza||Fri 2:00 AM||1369 km||851 miles||739 nm||ESE|
|Port of Spain||Fri 1:00 AM||1631 km||1013 miles||881 nm||NW|
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