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 02:58:00 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 02:58:00 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' 09.9"||1005.51 mi||west||0° 11' 33.1"||13.23 mi||south||1005.61 mi|
|24 hours||11° 16' 52.4"||780.36 mi||east||4° 38' 36.0"||319.06 mi||south||842.51 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Impfondo||Thu 3:58 AM||190 km||118 miles||102 nm||NW|
|Bimbo||Thu 3:58 AM||433 km||269 miles||234 nm||NNW|
|Bangui||Thu 3:58 AM||442 km||274 miles||238 nm||N|
|Berbérati||Thu 3:58 AM||575 km||358 miles||311 nm||NW|
|Bambari||Thu 3:58 AM||607 km||377 miles||328 nm||NNE|
|Kisangani||Thu 4:58 AM||656 km||407 miles||354 nm||E|
|Franceville||Thu 3:58 AM||677 km||421 miles||366 nm||WSW|
|Brazzaville||Thu 3:58 AM||687 km||427 miles||371 nm||SW|
|Kinshasa||Thu 3:58 AM||689 km||428 miles||372 nm||SW|
|Mbuji-Mayi||Thu 4:58 AM||868 km||539 miles||469 nm||SSE|
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