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 10:23 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 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, 999.9 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||16.66 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 00.3"||999.71 mi||west||0° 11' 30.1"||13.17 mi||south||999.64 mi|
|24 hours||11° 52' 02.8"||817.27 mi||east||4° 29' 25.1"||308.58 mi||south||869.98 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||292 km||181 miles||157 nm||NNW|
|Santarém||Fri 6:08 AM||549 km||341 miles||297 nm||NE|
|Rio Branco||Fri 5:08 AM||1129 km||701 miles||609 nm||WSW|
|Belém||Fri 6:08 AM||1214 km||754 miles||655 nm||ENE|
|Paramaribo||Fri 6:08 AM||1299 km||807 miles||701 nm||NNE|
|Cayenne||Fri 6:08 AM||1342 km||834 miles||724 nm||NNE|
|Georgetown||Fri 5:08 AM||1350 km||839 miles||729 nm||N|
|La Paz||Fri 5:08 AM||1605 km||997 miles||867 nm||SW|
|Brasilia *||Fri 7:08 AM||1649 km||1024 miles||890 nm||SE|
|Sucre||Fri 5:08 AM||1671 km||1038 miles||902 nm||SSW|
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