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 27, 2014 at 11:40:00 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: 5%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 5:16 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 8:00 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.12 meters/second, 1570.0 km/hour, 975.6 miles/hour or 847.7 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' 25.4"||16.26 mi||west||0° 00' 09.5"||0.18 mi||north||16.26 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 27.5"||975.48 mi||west||0° 09' 41.1"||11.10 mi||north||975.84 mi|
|24 hours||13° 37' 59.0"||921.98 mi||east||4° 12' 17.4"||289.02 mi||north||972.35 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Thu 11:40 AM||1444 km||897 miles||780 nm||ESE|
|Recife||Thu 8:40 AM||1848 km||1148 miles||998 nm||WNW|
|Salvador||Thu 8:40 AM||2170 km||1349 miles||1172 nm||W|
|Monrovia||Thu 11:40 AM||2214 km||1376 miles||1195 nm||NNE|
|Freetown||Thu 11:40 AM||2356 km||1464 miles||1272 nm||NNE|
|Fortaleza||Thu 8:40 AM||2397 km||1489 miles||1294 nm||WNW|
|Conakry||Thu 11:40 AM||2454 km||1525 miles||1325 nm||NNE|
|Abidjan||Thu 11:40 AM||2512 km||1561 miles||1356 nm||NE|
|Yamoussoukro||Thu 11:40 AM||2560 km||1590 miles||1382 nm||NE|
|Bissau||Thu 11:40 AM||2675 km||1662 miles||1445 nm||N|
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