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 16:22:00 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 11:16 AM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:41 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 16:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.49 meters/second, 1546.2 km/hour, 960.7 miles/hour or 834.9 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' 23.8"||16.01 mi||west||0° 00' 08.0"||0.15 mi||north||16.01 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 54.5"||960.55 mi||west||0° 08' 07.4"||9.31 mi||north||960.90 mi|
|24 hours||14° 06' 41.6"||941.41 mi||east||3° 40' 57.2"||253.16 mi||north||982.20 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Brasilia *||Thu 2:22 PM||98 km||61 miles||53 nm||WSW|
|Anápolis *||Thu 2:22 PM||228 km||141 miles||123 nm||WSW|
|Goiânia *||Thu 2:22 PM||281 km||175 miles||152 nm||WSW|
|Barra do Garças||Thu 1:22 PM||557 km||346 miles||301 nm||W|
|Belo Horizonte *||Thu 2:22 PM||595 km||370 miles||321 nm||SE|
|São Paulo *||Thu 2:22 PM||913 km||567 miles||493 nm||S|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Thu 2:22 PM||940 km||584 miles||508 nm||SSE|
|Salvador||Thu 1:22 PM||966 km||600 miles||522 nm||ENE|
|Belém||Thu 1:22 PM||1543 km||959 miles||833 nm||N|
|Recife||Thu 1:22 PM||1553 km||965 miles||838 nm||ENE|
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