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, March 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: 88%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Sunday, March 16, 2014 at 5:10 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Monday, March 24, 2014 at 1:47 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.83 meters/second, 1565.4 km/hour, 972.7 miles/hour or 845.2 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' 29.3"||16.21 mi||west||0° 00' 07.4"||0.14 mi||south||16.21 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 16.5"||972.46 mi||west||0° 07' 23.2"||8.46 mi||south||972.23 mi|
|24 hours||12° 33' 09.9"||842.60 mi||east||2° 35' 46.1"||178.50 mi||south||856.36 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Maceió||Thu 1:56 AM||564 km||350 miles||304 nm||NNW|
|Salvador||Thu 1:56 AM||605 km||376 miles||327 nm||W|
|Recife||Thu 1:56 AM||683 km||425 miles||369 nm||NNW|
|Fortaleza||Thu 1:56 AM||1288 km||801 miles||696 nm||NNW|
|Rio de Janeiro||Thu 1:56 AM||1464 km||910 miles||791 nm||SW|
|Brasilia||Thu 1:56 AM||1615 km||1003 miles||872 nm||W|
|São Paulo||Thu 1:56 AM||1785 km||1109 miles||964 nm||SW|
|Belém||Thu 1:56 AM||2198 km||1366 miles||1187 nm||NW|
|Asuncion *||Thu 1:56 AM||2864 km||1780 miles||1547 nm||WSW|
|Jamestown||Thu 4:56 AM||2939 km||1827 miles||1587 nm||E|
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