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 21:34:00 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: 82%
|Previous phase||Full Moon||Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 21:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.31 meters/second, 1610.3 km/hour, 1000.6 miles/hour or 869.5 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"||16.68 mi||west||0° 00' 10.8"||0.21 mi||south||16.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 33.3"||1000.49 mi||west||0° 10' 52.4"||12.45 mi||south||1000.73 mi|
|24 hours||11° 00' 50.0"||757.73 mi||east||4° 28' 46.5"||307.80 mi||south||820.00 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kalmunai||Wed 3:04 AM||601 km||374 miles||325 nm||WNW|
|Kandy||Wed 3:04 AM||726 km||451 miles||392 nm||WNW|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Wed 3:04 AM||797 km||495 miles||430 nm||W|
|Colombo||Wed 3:04 AM||803 km||499 miles||434 nm||W|
|Banda Aceh||Wed 4:34 AM||915 km||569 miles||494 nm||E|
|Madurai||Wed 3:04 AM||1079 km||670 miles||583 nm||WNW|
|Chennai||Wed 3:04 AM||1084 km||673 miles||585 nm||NW|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Wed 3:04 AM||1152 km||716 miles||622 nm||WNW|
|Bangalore||Wed 3:04 AM||1299 km||807 miles||702 nm||NW|
|Medan||Wed 4:34 AM||1314 km||817 miles||710 nm||E|
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