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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 09:08:00 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: 59%
|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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 09:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.97 meters/second, 1609.1 km/hour, 999.8 miles/hour or 868.8 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' 30.9"||16.66 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||south||16.67 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 00.2"||999.78 mi||west||0° 11' 30.1"||13.17 mi||south||999.70 mi|
|24 hours||11° 52' 04.4"||817.36 mi||east||4° 29' 24.4"||308.58 mi||south||870.06 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Manaus||Fri 5:08 AM||278 km||173 miles||150 nm||NNW|
|Santarém||Fri 6:08 AM||574 km||357 miles||310 nm||NE|
|Porto Velho||Fri 5:08 AM||661 km||411 miles||357 nm||SW|
|Rio Branco||Fri 5:08 AM||1102 km||685 miles||595 nm||WSW|
|Belém||Fri 6:08 AM||1242 km||772 miles||671 nm||ENE|
|Paramaribo||Fri 6:08 AM||1309 km||813 miles||707 nm||NNE|
|Georgetown||Fri 5:08 AM||1352 km||840 miles||730 nm||N|
|Cayenne||Fri 6:08 AM||1358 km||844 miles||733 nm||NNE|
|La Paz||Fri 5:08 AM||1586 km||986 miles||856 nm||SW|
|Sucre||Fri 5:08 AM||1658 km||1030 miles||895 nm||SSW|
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