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 21:56:00 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: 82%
|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 21:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.36 meters/second, 1610.5 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 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"||1000.68 mi||west||0° 10' 53.2"||12.47 mi||south||1000.92 mi|
|24 hours||11° 00' 56.0"||757.99 mi||east||4° 29' 00.6"||308.09 mi||south||820.32 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Galle||Wed 3:26 AM||139 km||86 miles||75 nm||W|
|Kalmunai||Wed 3:26 AM||174 km||108 miles||94 nm||NNE|
|Kandy||Wed 3:26 AM||180 km||112 miles||97 nm||NNW|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Wed 3:26 AM||203 km||126 miles||110 nm||WNW|
|Colombo||Wed 3:26 AM||210 km||130 miles||113 nm||WNW|
|Kurunegala||Wed 3:26 AM||214 km||133 miles||116 nm||NW|
|Trincomalee||Wed 3:26 AM||297 km||185 miles||161 nm||N|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Wed 3:26 AM||576 km||358 miles||311 nm||WNW|
|Madurai||Wed 3:26 AM||578 km||359 miles||312 nm||NW|
|Theni||Wed 3:26 AM||634 km||394 miles||342 nm||NW|
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