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 Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 12:14:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Wednesday, December 25, 2013 at 1:49 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:16 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 12:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.17 meters/second, 1509.0 km/hour, 937.7 miles/hour or 814.8 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' 22.3"||15.63 mi||west||0° 00' 01.0"||0.02 mi||north||15.63 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 20.5"||937.37 mi||west||0° 01' 09.8"||1.33 mi||north||937.43 mi|
|24 hours||15° 04' 01.7"||982.66 mi||east||1° 08' 16.4"||78.26 mi||north||989.13 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Tue 12:14 PM||1306 km||812 miles||705 nm||ENE|
|Recife||Tue 9:14 AM||2261 km||1405 miles||1221 nm||WNW|
|Salvador||Tue 9:14 AM||2357 km||1464 miles||1273 nm||WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Tue 10:14 AM||2694 km||1674 miles||1455 nm||WSW|
|Fortaleza||Tue 9:14 AM||2879 km||1789 miles||1554 nm||NW|
|Monrovia||Tue 12:14 PM||2944 km||1829 miles||1590 nm||NNE|
|São Paulo *||Tue 10:14 AM||3050 km||1895 miles||1647 nm||WSW|
|Abidjan||Tue 12:14 PM||3113 km||1934 miles||1681 nm||NNE|
|Freetown||Tue 12:14 PM||3127 km||1943 miles||1688 nm||N|
|Yamoussoukro||Tue 12:14 PM||3200 km||1989 miles||1728 nm||NNE|
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