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, October 12, 2013 at 20:40:00 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: 60%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Friday, October 11, 2013 at 11:03 PM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Friday, October 18, 2013 at 11:38 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 20:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.27 meters/second, 1556.2 km/hour, 967.0 miles/hour or 840.3 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' 26.8"||16.12 mi||west||0° 00' 07.9"||0.15 mi||north||16.12 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 57.4"||966.84 mi||west||0° 07' 59.0"||9.15 mi||north||967.18 mi|
|24 hours||12° 59' 24.2"||869.24 mi||east||3° 33' 41.0"||244.84 mi||north||909.31 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Sat 5:40 PM||955 km||594 miles||516 nm||NW|
|Salvador||Sat 5:40 PM||1018 km||632 miles||550 nm||W|
|Fortaleza||Sat 5:40 PM||1587 km||986 miles||857 nm||NW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sat 5:40 PM||1730 km||1075 miles||934 nm||SW|
|Brasilia||Sat 5:40 PM||2006 km||1246 miles||1083 nm||W|
|São Paulo||Sat 5:40 PM||2074 km||1289 miles||1120 nm||WSW|
|Jamestown||Sat 8:40 PM||2528 km||1571 miles||1365 nm||E|
|Belém||Sat 5:40 PM||2574 km||1600 miles||1390 nm||WNW|
|Monrovia||Sat 8:40 PM||3089 km||1920 miles||1668 nm||NE|
|Freetown||Sat 8:40 PM||3114 km||1935 miles||1682 nm||NE|
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