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 23:08:00 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: 63%
|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 23:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.37 meters/second, 1614.1 km/hour, 1003.0 miles/hour or 871.6 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' 31.5"||16.72 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||south||16.72 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 28.7"||1002.92 mi||west||0° 11' 36.7"||13.30 mi||south||1002.91 mi|
|24 hours||11° 38' 16.3"||803.60 mi||east||4° 34' 51.7"||314.81 mi||south||860.46 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Fri 4:38 AM||1344 km||835 miles||725 nm||NNW|
|Colombo||Fri 4:38 AM||1349 km||839 miles||729 nm||NNW|
|Medan||Fri 6:08 AM||1585 km||985 miles||856 nm||ENE|
|Diego Garcia||Fri 5:08 AM||1593 km||990 miles||860 nm||WSW|
|Male||Fri 4:08 AM||1651 km||1026 miles||891 nm||WNW|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Fri 4:38 AM||1679 km||1043 miles||906 nm||NW|
|Madurai||Fri 4:38 AM||1733 km||1077 miles||936 nm||NNW|
|Bengkulu||Fri 6:08 AM||1778 km||1105 miles||960 nm||E|
|Kuala Lumpur||Fri 7:08 AM||1866 km||1159 miles||1008 nm||ENE|
|Chennai||Fri 4:38 AM||1945 km||1209 miles||1050 nm||NNW|
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