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 11:03 PM|
|Next phase||Full Moon||Friday, October 18, 2013 at 11:38 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"||967.49 mi||west||0° 08' 04.4"||9.25 mi||north||967.82 mi|
|24 hours||12° 58' 13.7"||868.45 mi||east||3° 35' 29.5"||246.90 mi||north||909.09 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||242 km||150 miles||131 nm||S|
|Brasilia||Sat 6:40 PM||471 km||293 miles||254 nm||WSW|
|Belo Horizonte||Sat 6:40 PM||574 km||356 miles||310 nm||S|
|Salvador||Sat 6:40 PM||590 km||367 miles||319 nm||ENE|
|Goiânia||Sat 6:40 PM||647 km||402 miles||349 nm||WSW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sat 6:40 PM||931 km||579 miles||503 nm||S|
|São Paulo||Sat 6:40 PM||1043 km||648 miles||563 nm||SSW|
|Recife||Sat 6:40 PM||1198 km||744 miles||647 nm||NE|
|Fortaleza||Sat 6:40 PM||1321 km||821 miles||713 nm||NNE|
|Belém||Sat 6:40 PM||1544 km||959 miles||834 nm||NNW|
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