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 23, 2014 at 05:18:00 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: 60%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 4:53 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Friday, January 24, 2014 at 5:19 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 05:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.40 meters/second, 1596.2 km/hour, 991.9 miles/hour or 861.9 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' 31.5"||16.53 mi||west||0° 00' 09.3"||0.18 mi||south||16.53 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 25.6"||991.70 mi||west||0° 09' 25.2"||10.79 mi||south||991.53 mi|
|24 hours||11° 44' 04.3"||801.26 mi||east||3° 34' 34.1"||245.80 mi||south||833.74 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Thu 5:18 AM||797 km||495 miles||430 nm||SSW|
|São Tomé||Thu 5:18 AM||1514 km||941 miles||818 nm||NE|
|Abidjan||Thu 5:18 AM||1610 km||1000 miles||869 nm||N|
|Accra||Thu 5:18 AM||1662 km||1033 miles||897 nm||N|
|Libreville||Thu 6:18 AM||1747 km||1086 miles||943 nm||NE|
|Lome||Thu 5:18 AM||1761 km||1094 miles||951 nm||NNE|
|Yamoussoukro||Thu 5:18 AM||1789 km||1112 miles||966 nm||N|
|Luanda||Thu 6:18 AM||1792 km||1113 miles||968 nm||E|
|Porto Novo||Thu 6:18 AM||1847 km||1147 miles||997 nm||NNE|
|Lagos||Thu 6:18 AM||1872 km||1163 miles||1011 nm||NNE|
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