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 Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 11:40:00 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: 3%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Monday, November 25, 2013 at 7:30 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 12:24 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.06 meters/second, 1541.0 km/hour, 957.6 miles/hour or 832.1 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' 25.4"||15.96 mi||west||0° 00' 06.7"||0.13 mi||south||15.96 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 27.9"||957.27 mi||west||0° 06' 43.1"||7.70 mi||south||957.03 mi|
|24 hours||14° 10' 11.9"||940.40 mi||east||2° 10' 48.4"||149.93 mi||south||946.84 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sun 11:40 AM||1431 km||889 miles||773 nm||E|
|Recife||Sun 8:40 AM||1946 km||1209 miles||1051 nm||WNW|
|Salvador||Sun 8:40 AM||2122 km||1318 miles||1146 nm||W|
|Fortaleza||Sun 8:40 AM||2549 km||1584 miles||1376 nm||WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sun 9:40 AM||2626 km||1631 miles||1418 nm||WSW|
|Monrovia||Sun 11:40 AM||2672 km||1660 miles||1443 nm||NNE|
|Freetown||Sun 11:40 AM||2826 km||1756 miles||1526 nm||NNE|
|Abidjan||Sun 11:40 AM||2918 km||1813 miles||1576 nm||NE|
|Conakry||Sun 11:40 AM||2925 km||1817 miles||1579 nm||NNE|
|Yamoussoukro||Sun 11:40 AM||2984 km||1854 miles||1611 nm||NNE|
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