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 Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 12:58:00 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: 50%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 7:17 PM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 1:01 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 12:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.16 meters/second, 1599.0 km/hour, 993.5 miles/hour or 863.4 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' 28.6"||16.56 mi||west||0° 00' 10.6"||0.20 mi||north||16.56 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 36.4"||993.46 mi||west||0° 10' 41.0"||12.24 mi||north||993.72 mi|
|24 hours||12° 23' 01.6"||849.84 mi||east||4° 23' 52.6"||302.20 mi||north||905.06 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Galapagos Islands||Wed 6:58 AM||1613 km||1002 miles||871 nm||ENE|
|Easter Island||Wed 6:58 AM||2308 km||1434 miles||1246 nm||SSW|
|Guayaquil||Wed 7:58 AM||2589 km||1609 miles||1398 nm||ENE|
|San Salvador||Wed 6:58 AM||2753 km||1710 miles||1486 nm||NNE|
|Guatemala||Wed 6:58 AM||2763 km||1717 miles||1492 nm||NNE|
|Quito||Wed 7:58 AM||2796 km||1737 miles||1510 nm||ENE|
|San Jose||Wed 6:58 AM||2803 km||1742 miles||1514 nm||NE|
|Managua||Wed 6:58 AM||2810 km||1746 miles||1517 nm||NE|
|Lima||Wed 7:58 AM||2866 km||1781 miles||1548 nm||ESE|
|Tegucigalpa||Wed 6:58 AM||2910 km||1808 miles||1571 nm||NE|
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