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, July 17, 2014 at 05:38:00 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: 70%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 11:25 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 2:09 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 05:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.55 meters/second, 1611.2 km/hour, 1001.1 miles/hour or 870.0 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' 28.8"||16.69 mi||west||0° 00' 11.3"||0.22 mi||north||16.69 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 56.9"||1001.13 mi||west||0° 11' 23.8"||13.05 mi||north||1001.15 mi|
|24 hours||12° 17' 45.9"||849.99 mi||east||4° 24' 01.8"||302.39 mi||north||900.24 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Freetown||Thu 5:38 AM||1003 km||623 miles||541 nm||NE|
|Conakry||Thu 5:38 AM||1050 km||652 miles||567 nm||NE|
|Monrovia||Thu 5:38 AM||1090 km||677 miles||589 nm||ENE|
|Bissau||Thu 5:38 AM||1166 km||725 miles||630 nm||NNE|
|Banjul||Thu 5:38 AM||1296 km||805 miles||700 nm||NNE|
|Dakar||Thu 5:38 AM||1407 km||874 miles||760 nm||N|
|Praia||Thu 4:38 AM||1473 km||915 miles||795 nm||NNW|
|Yamoussoukro||Thu 5:38 AM||1682 km||1045 miles||908 nm||ENE|
|Bamako||Thu 5:38 AM||1736 km||1079 miles||937 nm||NE|
|Abidjan||Thu 5:38 AM||1777 km||1104 miles||960 nm||ENE|
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