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 08:44:00 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: 86%
|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 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.10 meters/second, 1602.4 km/hour, 995.7 miles/hour or 865.2 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"||16.59 mi||west||0° 00' 10.3"||0.20 mi||south||16.60 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 31.8"||995.62 mi||west||0° 10' 22.6"||11.89 mi||south||995.90 mi|
|24 hours||10° 58' 57.7"||751.94 mi||east||4° 19' 26.6"||297.15 mi||south||811.66 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Alajuela||Tue 2:44 AM||326 km||203 miles||176 nm||NE|
|San Jose||Tue 2:44 AM||333 km||207 miles||180 nm||NE|
|Masaya||Tue 2:44 AM||417 km||259 miles||225 nm||N|
|Managua||Tue 2:44 AM||435 km||270 miles||235 nm||N|
|David||Tue 3:44 AM||457 km||284 miles||247 nm||E|
|Matagalpa||Tue 2:44 AM||524 km||326 miles||283 nm||N|
|San Miguel||Tue 2:44 AM||606 km||377 miles||327 nm||NNW|
|Santiago de Veraguas||Tue 3:44 AM||617 km||383 miles||333 nm||E|
|Tegucigalpa||Tue 2:44 AM||651 km||405 miles||352 nm||N|
|San Salvador||Tue 2:44 AM||669 km||416 miles||361 nm||NNW|
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