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 12:26:00 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: 57%
|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 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.40 meters/second, 1607.0 km/hour, 998.6 miles/hour or 867.7 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' 30.8"||16.64 mi||west||0° 00' 11.5"||0.22 mi||south||16.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 49.7"||998.41 mi||west||0° 11' 26.7"||13.11 mi||south||998.32 mi|
|24 hours||11° 57' 02.8"||822.11 mi||east||4° 27' 03.1"||305.88 mi||south||873.24 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Galapagos Islands||Fri 6:26 AM||1969 km||1224 miles||1063 nm||ENE|
|Easter Island *||Fri 7:26 AM||2350 km||1460 miles||1269 nm||S|
|Acapulco||Fri 6:26 AM||2633 km||1636 miles||1421 nm||NNE|
|Guatemala||Fri 6:26 AM||2888 km||1795 miles||1560 nm||NE|
|San Salvador||Fri 6:26 AM||2906 km||1806 miles||1569 nm||NE|
|Mexico City||Fri 6:26 AM||2930 km||1820 miles||1582 nm||NNE|
|Managua||Fri 6:26 AM||3016 km||1874 miles||1628 nm||NE|
|San Jose||Fri 6:26 AM||3055 km||1899 miles||1650 nm||NE|
|Tegucigalpa||Fri 6:26 AM||3084 km||1916 miles||1665 nm||NE|
|Quito||Fri 7:26 AM||3185 km||1979 miles||1720 nm||E|
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