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 Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 18:08:00 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: 51%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:09 PM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:13 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 18:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.91 meters/second, 1511.7 km/hour, 939.3 miles/hour or 816.2 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' 25.0"||15.66 mi||west||0° 00' 00.1"||0.00 mi||south||15.66 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 59.7"||939.01 mi||west||0° 00' 00.6"||0.01 mi||north||939.01 mi|
|24 hours||14° 02' 16.4"||914.36 mi||east||0° 36' 04.6"||41.36 mi||north||916.99 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Thu 6:08 PM||451 km||280 miles||244 nm||NNW|
|Luanda||Thu 7:08 PM||2216 km||1377 miles||1197 nm||ENE|
|Windhoek *||Thu 8:08 PM||2220 km||1380 miles||1199 nm||ESE|
|São Tomé||Thu 6:08 PM||2509 km||1559 miles||1355 nm||NNE|
|Libreville||Thu 7:08 PM||2667 km||1657 miles||1440 nm||NE|
|Kinshasa||Thu 7:08 PM||2704 km||1680 miles||1460 nm||NE|
|Brazzaville||Thu 7:08 PM||2706 km||1681 miles||1461 nm||NE|
|Cape Town||Thu 8:08 PM||2726 km||1694 miles||1472 nm||SE|
|Abidjan||Thu 6:08 PM||2766 km||1718 miles||1493 nm||N|
|Accra||Thu 6:08 PM||2822 km||1754 miles||1524 nm||N|
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