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 Wednesday, January 29, 2014 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 3%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Friday, January 24, 2014 at 5:21 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 9:40 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 12:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.16 meters/second, 1530.6 km/hour, 951.1 miles/hour or 826.4 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' 23.2"||15.85 mi||west||0° 00' 06.0"||0.12 mi||north||15.85 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 11.9"||950.83 mi||west||0° 06' 05.6"||6.99 mi||north||951.11 mi|
|24 hours||14° 33' 32.3"||962.21 mi||east||2° 59' 30.1"||205.70 mi||north||991.09 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Wed 12:14 PM||1712 km||1064 miles||924 nm||E|
|Recife||Wed 9:14 AM||1747 km||1085 miles||943 nm||WNW|
|Salvador||Wed 9:14 AM||1862 km||1157 miles||1005 nm||WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Wed 10:14 AM||2334 km||1450 miles||1260 nm||WSW|
|Fortaleza||Wed 9:14 AM||2367 km||1471 miles||1278 nm||NW|
|São Paulo *||Wed 10:14 AM||2693 km||1673 miles||1454 nm||WSW|
|Brasilia *||Wed 10:14 AM||2797 km||1738 miles||1510 nm||W|
|Monrovia||Wed 12:14 PM||2861 km||1778 miles||1545 nm||NNE|
|Freetown||Wed 12:14 PM||2987 km||1856 miles||1613 nm||NNE|
|Conakry||Wed 12:14 PM||3079 km||1913 miles||1663 nm||NNE|
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