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, January 1, 2013 at 02:24:00 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: 88%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.80 meters/second, 1597.7 km/hour, 992.7 miles/hour or 862.7 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' 32.4"||16.55 mi||west||0° 00' 10.0"||0.19 mi||south||16.55 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 29.0"||992.68 mi||west||0° 10' 05.4"||11.56 mi||south||992.98 mi|
|24 hours||10° 59' 02.5"||749.86 mi||east||4° 13' 46.5"||290.67 mi||south||807.80 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Abuja||Tue 3:24 AM||217 km||135 miles||117 nm||E|
|Kaduna||Tue 3:24 AM||249 km||155 miles||135 nm||ENE|
|Ibadan||Tue 3:24 AM||278 km||173 miles||150 nm||SW|
|Zaria||Tue 3:24 AM||308 km||191 miles||166 nm||NE|
|Parakou||Tue 3:24 AM||318 km||197 miles||172 nm||W|
|Benin City||Tue 3:24 AM||329 km||204 miles||177 nm||S|
|Abeokuta||Tue 3:24 AM||337 km||210 miles||182 nm||SW|
|Kandi||Tue 3:24 AM||348 km||216 miles||188 nm||NW|
|Savé||Tue 3:24 AM||362 km||225 miles||196 nm||WSW|
|Makurdi||Tue 3:24 AM||374 km||232 miles||202 nm||ESE|
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