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, February 20, 2014 at 04:56:00 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: 76%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Friday, February 14, 2014 at 11:55 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 5:17 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.53 meters/second, 1582.3 km/hour, 983.2 miles/hour or 854.4 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' 30.6"||16.39 mi||west||0° 00' 08.5"||0.16 mi||south||16.39 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 38.4"||983.02 mi||west||0° 08' 30.6"||9.75 mi||south||982.82 mi|
|24 hours||12° 01' 42.8"||814.90 mi||east||3° 07' 57.9"||215.36 mi||south||838.04 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Thu 4:56 AM||1150 km||714 miles||621 nm||ESE|
|Monrovia||Thu 4:56 AM||2053 km||1276 miles||1108 nm||NNE|
|Recife||Thu 1:56 AM||2170 km||1349 miles||1172 nm||W|
|Freetown||Thu 4:56 AM||2241 km||1393 miles||1210 nm||N|
|Abidjan||Thu 4:56 AM||2263 km||1406 miles||1222 nm||NE|
|Yamoussoukro||Thu 4:56 AM||2332 km||1449 miles||1259 nm||NNE|
|Conakry||Thu 4:56 AM||2349 km||1459 miles||1268 nm||N|
|Salvador||Thu 1:56 AM||2512 km||1561 miles||1357 nm||W|
|Accra||Thu 4:56 AM||2541 km||1579 miles||1372 nm||NE|
|Bissau||Thu 4:56 AM||2601 km||1616 miles||1405 nm||N|
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