Home > Sun & Moon > Moon Light World Map

Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 12:30:00 PM.

Jump to: -4 weeks | -1 day | -12 hours | -6 hours | -1 hour | -10 minutes | Now | +10 minutes | +1 hour | +6 hours | +12 hours | +1 day | +4 weeks

March equinox | June solstice | September equinox | December solstice

Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

View Day and Night Map

Find the Moon at Another Time in a Location

 / 
 / 
 : 
 : 

Start typing name of city

Advertising

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 5%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, February 22, 2014 at 5:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, March 1, 2014 at 8:01 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 01' South, Longitude: 30° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.35 meters/second, 1570.8 km/hour, 976.1 miles/hour or 848.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.27 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miNorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 25' 29.5"975.93 miWest0° 09' 45.0"11.17 miNorth976.28 mi
24 hours13° 37' 11.6"921.48 miEast4° 13' 34.9"290.47 miNorth972.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaceióThu 9:30 AM652 km405 miles352 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeThu 9:30 AM670 km416 miles362 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorThu 9:30 AM898 km558 miles485 nmWest W
Fernando de NoronhaThu 10:30 AM934 km580 miles504 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FortalezaThu 9:30 AM1291 km802 miles697 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroThu 9:30 AM1827 km1136 miles987 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaThu 9:30 AM1947 km1210 miles1052 nmWest-southwest WSW
São PauloThu 9:30 AM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmSouthwest SW
BelémThu 9:30 AM2324 km1444 miles1255 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownThu 12:30 PM2686 km1669 miles1451 nmEast-southeast ESE

Astronomy calculators

More information

Related time zone tools