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 Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 02:34:00 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: 71%
|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 Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.52 meters/second, 1618.3 km/hour, 1005.5 miles/hour or 873.8 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' 32.2"||16.76 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||south||16.76 mi|
|1 hour||14° 32' 10.5"||1005.51 mi||west||0° 11' 32.9"||13.22 mi||south||1005.61 mi|
|24 hours||11° 16' 32.1"||779.96 mi||east||4° 38' 35.0"||319.04 mi||south||842.17 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kisangani||Thu 4:34 AM||8 km||5 miles||5 nm||E|
|Goma||Thu 4:34 AM||515 km||320 miles||278 nm||ESE|
|Bukavu||Thu 4:34 AM||533 km||331 miles||288 nm||SE|
|Ruhengeri||Thu 4:34 AM||551 km||342 miles||297 nm||ESE|
|Obo||Thu 3:34 AM||560 km||348 miles||302 nm||NNE|
|Yambio||Thu 5:34 AM||577 km||359 miles||312 nm||NE|
|Gitarama||Thu 4:34 AM||590 km||367 miles||319 nm||ESE|
|Kigali||Thu 4:34 AM||614 km||381 miles||332 nm||ESE|
|Butare||Thu 4:34 AM||619 km||385 miles||334 nm||SE|
|Mbarara||Thu 5:34 AM||629 km||391 miles||340 nm||ESE|
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