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 21:40:00 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: 61%
|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 21:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.55 meters/second, 1557.2 km/hour, 967.6 miles/hour or 840.8 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' 27.0"||16.13 mi||west||0° 00' 08.0"||0.15 mi||north||16.13 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 00.3"||967.41 mi||west||0° 08' 04.2"||9.25 mi||north||967.74 mi|
|24 hours||12° 58' 15.0"||868.40 mi||east||3° 35' 27.4"||246.85 mi||north||909.03 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Montes Claros||Sat 6:40 PM||246 km||153 miles||133 nm||S|
|Brasilia||Sat 6:40 PM||498 km||310 miles||269 nm||WSW|
|Salvador||Sat 6:40 PM||562 km||349 miles||304 nm||ENE|
|Belo Horizonte||Sat 6:40 PM||575 km||357 miles||311 nm||S|
|Goiânia||Sat 6:40 PM||674 km||419 miles||364 nm||WSW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sat 6:40 PM||930 km||578 miles||502 nm||S|
|São Paulo||Sat 6:40 PM||1051 km||653 miles||568 nm||SSW|
|Recife||Sat 6:40 PM||1175 km||730 miles||634 nm||NE|
|Fortaleza||Sat 6:40 PM||1309 km||814 miles||707 nm||NNE|
|Belém||Sat 6:40 PM||1555 km||966 miles||839 nm||NNW|
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