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 20:50:00 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: 74%
|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 20:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.72 meters/second, 1536.2 km/hour, 954.6 miles/hour or 829.5 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' 25.4"||15.91 mi||west||0° 00' 06.2"||0.12 mi||north||15.91 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 31.4"||954.33 mi||west||0° 06' 20.5"||7.27 mi||north||954.62 mi|
|24 hours||13° 36' 58.1"||900.81 mi||east||3° 01' 06.2"||207.54 mi||north||931.03 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sat 8:50 PM||973 km||604 miles||525 nm||E|
|Recife||Sat 5:50 PM||2395 km||1488 miles||1293 nm||WNW|
|Salvador||Sat 5:50 PM||2588 km||1608 miles||1398 nm||W|
|Monrovia||Sat 8:50 PM||2614 km||1624 miles||1412 nm||N|
|Abidjan||Sat 8:50 PM||2736 km||1700 miles||1477 nm||NNE|
|Freetown||Sat 8:50 PM||2823 km||1754 miles||1524 nm||N|
|Yamoussoukro||Sat 8:50 PM||2833 km||1760 miles||1529 nm||NNE|
|Conakry||Sat 8:50 PM||2933 km||1822 miles||1584 nm||N|
|Accra||Sat 8:50 PM||2962 km||1841 miles||1600 nm||NE|
|Fortaleza||Sat 5:50 PM||2986 km||1855 miles||1612 nm||WNW|
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