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 12:58:00 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: 67%
|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 12:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.23 meters/second, 1617.2 km/hour, 1004.9 miles/hour or 873.2 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' 31.8"||16.75 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||south||16.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 52.2"||1004.86 mi||west||0° 11' 37.6"||13.31 mi||south||1004.90 mi|
|24 hours||11° 26' 23.8"||791.10 mi||east||4° 37' 54.1"||318.27 mi||south||851.16 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Thu 4:58 AM||2645 km||1644 miles||1428 nm||S|
|Papeete||Thu 2:58 AM||3127 km||1943 miles||1688 nm||SW|
|Easter Island *||Thu 7:58 AM||3347 km||2080 miles||1807 nm||SSE|
|Kiritimati||Fri 2:58 AM||3503 km||2177 miles||1892 nm||W|
|Mexico City||Thu 6:58 AM||3741 km||2324 miles||2020 nm||NE|
|Hermosillo||Thu 5:58 AM||3743 km||2326 miles||2021 nm||NNE|
|Los Angeles||Thu 4:58 AM||4017 km||2496 miles||2169 nm||N|
|Galapagos Islands||Thu 6:58 AM||4055 km||2520 miles||2190 nm||E|
|Phoenix||Thu 5:58 AM||4135 km||2569 miles||2233 nm||NNE|
|Rarotonga||Thu 2:58 AM||4263 km||2649 miles||2302 nm||WSW|
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