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 Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 22:50:00 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: 84%
|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 Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 22:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.03 meters/second, 1562.5 km/hour, 970.9 miles/hour or 843.7 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' 26.4"||16.18 mi||west||0° 00' 08.8"||0.17 mi||north||16.18 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 34.0"||970.72 mi||west||0° 08' 55.6"||10.23 mi||north||971.08 mi|
|24 hours||13° 09' 52.3"||884.84 mi||east||3° 55' 15.5"||269.52 mi||north||931.32 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Sun 7:50 PM||814 km||506 miles||439 nm||NW|
|Salvador||Sun 7:50 PM||920 km||571 miles||497 nm||W|
|Fortaleza||Sun 7:50 PM||1446 km||898 miles||781 nm||NW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sun 7:50 PM||1728 km||1074 miles||933 nm||SW|
|Brasilia||Sun 7:50 PM||1936 km||1203 miles||1046 nm||W|
|São Paulo||Sun 7:50 PM||2063 km||1282 miles||1114 nm||SW|
|Belém||Sun 7:50 PM||2441 km||1517 miles||1318 nm||WNW|
|Jamestown||Sun 10:50 PM||2627 km||1632 miles||1419 nm||E|
|Monrovia||Sun 10:50 PM||3066 km||1905 miles||1656 nm||NE|
|Freetown||Sun 10:50 PM||3074 km||1910 miles||1660 nm||NE|
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