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, April 17, 2014 at 22:56:00 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: 92%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 7:44 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 7:53 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 22:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.06 meters/second, 1533.8 km/hour, 953.1 miles/hour or 828.2 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' 26.6"||15.88 mi||west||0° 00' 04.3"||0.08 mi||south||15.88 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 38.5"||952.81 mi||west||0° 04' 19.9"||4.97 mi||south||952.63 mi|
|24 hours||13° 31' 51.1"||892.60 mi||east||1° 13' 30.9"||84.27 mi||south||893.50 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Toamasina||Fri 1:56 AM||75 km||46 miles||40 nm||SSE|
|Antananarivo||Fri 1:56 AM||232 km||144 miles||125 nm||SW|
|Antsirabe||Fri 1:56 AM||343 km||213 miles||185 nm||SW|
|Mahajanga||Fri 1:56 AM||363 km||225 miles||196 nm||WNW|
|Fianarantsoa||Fri 1:56 AM||486 km||302 miles||263 nm||SSW|
|Antsiranana||Fri 1:56 AM||580 km||361 miles||313 nm||N|
|Mamoutzou||Fri 1:56 AM||673 km||418 miles||363 nm||NW|
|Saint-Denis||Fri 2:56 AM||759 km||472 miles||410 nm||ESE|
|Mutsamudu||Fri 1:56 AM||783 km||487 miles||423 nm||NW|
|Fomboni||Fri 1:56 AM||822 km||510 miles||444 nm||NW|
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