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 Tuesday, May 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: 65%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 7:16 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 12:59 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 05:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.60 meters/second, 1571.7 km/hour, 976.6 miles/hour or 848.7 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' 27.0"||16.28 mi||west||0° 00' 09.0"||0.17 mi||north||16.28 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 05.2"||976.49 mi||west||0° 08' 59.7"||10.31 mi||north||976.83 mi|
|24 hours||12° 55' 42.7"||873.61 mi||east||3° 53' 22.0"||267.32 mi||north||919.14 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Tue 5:48 AM||801 km||498 miles||433 nm||ESE|
|Monrovia||Tue 5:48 AM||2071 km||1287 miles||1118 nm||N|
|Abidjan||Tue 5:48 AM||2153 km||1338 miles||1163 nm||NNE|
|Yamoussoukro||Tue 5:48 AM||2254 km||1400 miles||1217 nm||NNE|
|Freetown||Tue 5:48 AM||2308 km||1434 miles||1246 nm||N|
|Accra||Tue 5:48 AM||2382 km||1480 miles||1286 nm||NE|
|Conakry||Tue 5:48 AM||2424 km||1506 miles||1309 nm||N|
|São Tomé||Tue 5:48 AM||2517 km||1564 miles||1359 nm||ENE|
|Lome||Tue 5:48 AM||2525 km||1569 miles||1364 nm||NE|
|Recife||Tue 2:48 AM||2531 km||1573 miles||1367 nm||W|
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