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 Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 05:48:00 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: 73%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 7:43 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 7:52 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 05:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.74 meters/second, 1521.9 km/hour, 945.6 miles/hour or 821.7 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"||15.76 mi||west||0° 00' 02.1"||0.04 mi||north||15.76 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 26.8"||945.45 mi||west||0° 02' 07.4"||2.44 mi||north||945.55 mi|
|24 hours||13° 45' 31.8"||901.87 mi||east||1° 23' 45.3"||96.01 mi||north||910.55 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Recife||Sun 2:48 AM||1749 km||1086 miles||944 nm||NW|
|Salvador||Sun 2:48 AM||1788 km||1111 miles||966 nm||WNW|
|Jamestown||Sun 5:48 AM||1845 km||1147 miles||996 nm||E|
|Rio de Janeiro||Sun 2:48 AM||2168 km||1347 miles||1171 nm||WSW|
|Fortaleza||Sun 2:48 AM||2378 km||1477 miles||1284 nm||NW|
|São Paulo||Sun 2:48 AM||2527 km||1570 miles||1365 nm||WSW|
|Brasilia||Sun 2:48 AM||2679 km||1665 miles||1447 nm||W|
|Monrovia||Sun 5:48 AM||3062 km||1902 miles||1653 nm||NNE|
|Freetown||Sun 5:48 AM||3182 km||1977 miles||1718 nm||NNE|
|Conakry||Sun 5:48 AM||3272 km||2033 miles||1767 nm||NNE|
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