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 Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 15:40:00 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: 72%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:10 PM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:15 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 15:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.46 meters/second, 1531.6 km/hour, 951.7 miles/hour or 827.0 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' 25.2"||15.86 mi||west||0° 00' 05.6"||0.11 mi||north||15.86 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 21.4"||951.48 mi||west||0° 05' 45.3"||6.60 mi||north||951.76 mi|
|24 hours||13° 41' 43.3"||903.52 mi||east||2° 48' 16.3"||192.84 mi||north||930.31 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Louis||Sat 7:40 PM||379 km||236 miles||205 nm||SW|
|Saint-Denis||Sat 7:40 PM||587 km||365 miles||317 nm||SW|
|Antananarivo||Sat 6:40 PM||1305 km||811 miles||704 nm||W|
|Victoria||Sat 7:40 PM||1501 km||932 miles||810 nm||NNW|
|Diego Garcia||Sat 9:40 PM||1776 km||1103 miles||959 nm||NE|
|Moroni||Sat 6:40 PM||1890 km||1174 miles||1020 nm||WNW|
|Dar es Salaam||Sat 6:40 PM||2519 km||1565 miles||1360 nm||WNW|
|Mogadishu||Sat 6:40 PM||2680 km||1665 miles||1447 nm||NW|
|Lilongwe||Sat 5:40 PM||2810 km||1746 miles||1517 nm||W|
|Male||Sat 8:40 PM||2834 km||1761 miles||1530 nm||NNE|
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