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 16:56:00 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: 83%
|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 16:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.59 meters/second, 1607.7 km/hour, 999.0 miles/hour or 868.1 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' 32.5"||16.65 mi||west||0° 00' 10.6"||0.20 mi||south||16.65 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 33.6"||998.88 mi||west||0° 10' 42.5"||12.26 mi||south||999.14 mi|
|24 hours||10° 59' 49.8"||755.36 mi||east||4° 25' 45.1"||304.34 mi||south||816.88 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Palikir||Wed 3:56 AM||441 km||274 miles||238 nm||E|
|Kolonia||Wed 3:56 AM||447 km||278 miles||241 nm||E|
|Hagåtña||Wed 2:56 AM||1270 km||789 miles||685 nm||NW|
|Yaren||Wed 4:56 AM||1631 km||1013 miles||881 nm||ESE|
|Jayapura||Wed 1:56 AM||1818 km||1130 miles||982 nm||SW|
|Majuro||Wed 4:56 AM||1882 km||1169 miles||1016 nm||E|
|Honiara||Wed 3:56 AM||1905 km||1184 miles||1029 nm||SSE|
|Wake Island||Wed 4:56 AM||1932 km||1200 miles||1043 nm||NE|
|Port Moresby||Wed 2:56 AM||1956 km||1216 miles||1056 nm||SSW|
|Melekeok||Wed 1:56 AM||2161 km||1343 miles||1167 nm||W|
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