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 12:30:00 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 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.23 meters/second, 1530.8 km/hour, 951.2 miles/hour or 826.6 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' 12.2"||950.97 mi||west||0° 06' 07.7"||7.03 mi||north||951.26 mi|
|24 hours||14° 33' 17.3"||962.08 mi||east||3° 00' 14.5"||206.55 mi||north||991.14 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Wed 9:30 AM||1424 km||885 miles||769 nm||NW|
|Salvador||Wed 9:30 AM||1466 km||911 miles||791 nm||WNW|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Wed 10:30 AM||1953 km||1213 miles||1054 nm||WSW|
|Fortaleza||Wed 9:30 AM||2055 km||1277 miles||1110 nm||NW|
|Jamestown||Wed 12:30 PM||2120 km||1317 miles||1144 nm||E|
|São Paulo *||Wed 10:30 AM||2311 km||1436 miles||1248 nm||WSW|
|Brasilia *||Wed 10:30 AM||2389 km||1484 miles||1290 nm||W|
|Belém||Wed 9:30 AM||3053 km||1897 miles||1649 nm||WNW|
|Monrovia||Wed 12:30 PM||3060 km||1901 miles||1652 nm||NNE|
|Freetown||Wed 12:30 PM||3142 km||1952 miles||1697 nm||NNE|
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