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, May 22, 2014 at 06:48:00 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: 42%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 1:01 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 6:42 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 06:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.96 meters/second, 1609.0 km/hour, 999.8 miles/hour or 868.8 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"||16.66 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||north||16.66 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 16.0"||999.74 mi||west||0° 11' 08.7"||12.76 mi||north||999.93 mi|
|24 hours||12° 10' 17.2"||839.90 mi||east||4° 29' 32.4"||308.66 mi||north||896.15 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|São Tomé||Thu 6:48 AM||980 km||609 miles||529 nm||ENE|
|Accra||Thu 6:48 AM||1055 km||656 miles||570 nm||N|
|Abidjan||Thu 6:48 AM||1081 km||672 miles||584 nm||NNW|
|Lome||Thu 6:48 AM||1142 km||710 miles||617 nm||NNE|
|Porto Novo||Thu 7:48 AM||1223 km||760 miles||660 nm||NNE|
|Lagos||Thu 7:48 AM||1248 km||776 miles||674 nm||NNE|
|Libreville||Thu 7:48 AM||1256 km||780 miles||678 nm||ENE|
|Yamoussoukro||Thu 6:48 AM||1285 km||798 miles||694 nm||NNW|
|Malabo||Thu 7:48 AM||1382 km||859 miles||746 nm||NE|
|Jamestown||Thu 6:48 AM||1421 km||883 miles||767 nm||SSW|
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