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, January 2, 2014 at 15:32:00 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: 2%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:14 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:40 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 15:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.24 meters/second, 1545.3 km/hour, 960.2 miles/hour or 834.4 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' 23.7"||16.00 mi||west||0° 00' 08.0"||0.15 mi||north||16.00 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 51.3"||960.05 mi||west||0° 08' 02.2"||9.21 mi||north||960.41 mi|
|24 hours||14° 08' 05.9"||942.55 mi||east||3° 39' 12.8"||251.19 mi||north||982.81 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Salvador||Thu 12:32 PM||434 km||269 miles||234 nm||NW|
|Maceió||Thu 12:32 PM||640 km||398 miles||346 nm||N|
|Recife||Thu 12:32 PM||814 km||506 miles||439 nm||N|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Thu 1:32 PM||1170 km||727 miles||632 nm||SW|
|Fortaleza||Thu 12:32 PM||1340 km||833 miles||724 nm||NNW|
|Brasilia *||Thu 1:32 PM||1342 km||834 miles||725 nm||W|
|São Paulo *||Thu 1:32 PM||1484 km||922 miles||801 nm||SW|
|Belém||Thu 12:32 PM||2114 km||1314 miles||1142 nm||NW|
|Asuncion *||Thu 12:32 PM||2562 km||1592 miles||1383 nm||WSW|
|Cayenne||Thu 12:32 PM||2928 km||1820 miles||1581 nm||NW|
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