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 20:50:00 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: 60%
|Previous phase||First Quarter||Friday, October 11, 2013 at 11:04 PM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Friday, October 18, 2013 at 11:39 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 20:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.31 meters/second, 1556.3 km/hour, 967.1 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' 08.0"||0.15 mi||north||16.12 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 57.7"||966.87 mi||west||0° 07' 59.9"||9.16 mi||north||967.21 mi|
|24 hours||12° 59' 13.9"||869.06 mi||east||3° 33' 57.1"||245.13 mi||north||909.21 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Sat 5:50 PM||791 km||492 miles||427 nm||WNW|
|Recife||Sat 5:50 PM||823 km||511 miles||444 nm||NNW|
|Fortaleza||Sat 5:50 PM||1445 km||898 miles||780 nm||NNW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sat 5:50 PM||1544 km||960 miles||834 nm||SW|
|Brasilia||Sat 5:50 PM||1777 km||1104 miles||960 nm||W|
|São Paulo||Sat 5:50 PM||1880 km||1168 miles||1015 nm||SW|
|Belém||Sat 5:50 PM||2383 km||1481 miles||1287 nm||NW|
|Jamestown||Sat 8:50 PM||2757 km||1713 miles||1489 nm||E|
|Asuncion *||Sat 5:50 PM||2981 km||1852 miles||1609 nm||WSW|
|Cayenne||Sat 5:50 PM||3171 km||1970 miles||1712 nm||NW|
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