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 Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 22:38:00 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: 99%
|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 Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 22:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.45 meters/second, 1603.6 km/hour, 996.5 miles/hour or 865.9 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' 30.4"||16.61 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||north||16.61 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 26.3"||996.34 mi||west||0° 10' 30.6"||12.04 mi||north||996.23 mi|
|24 hours||11° 50' 14.4"||812.98 mi||east||3° 58' 22.0"||273.03 mi||north||853.78 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Ibadan||Thu 11:38 PM||60 km||37 miles||32 nm||NNW|
|Abeokuta||Thu 11:38 PM||81 km||51 miles||44 nm||WNW|
|Lagos||Thu 11:38 PM||86 km||53 miles||46 nm||WSW|
|Porto Novo||Thu 11:38 PM||159 km||99 miles||86 nm||WSW|
|Cotonou||Thu 11:38 PM||182 km||113 miles||98 nm||WSW|
|Benin City||Thu 11:38 PM||187 km||116 miles||101 nm||ESE|
|Savé||Thu 11:38 PM||214 km||133 miles||116 nm||NW|
|Bohicon||Thu 11:38 PM||219 km||136 miles||118 nm||W|
|Parakou||Thu 11:38 PM||315 km||196 miles||170 nm||NNW|
|Lome||Thu 10:38 PM||319 km||198 miles||172 nm||WSW|
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