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 13:08:00 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: 57%
|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 13:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.26 meters/second, 1606.5 km/hour, 998.3 miles/hour or 867.5 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' 30.7"||16.64 mi||west||0° 00' 11.3"||0.22 mi||south||16.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 47.4"||998.18 mi||west||0° 11' 25.8"||13.09 mi||south||998.09 mi|
|24 hours||11° 58' 09.9"||823.24 mi||east||4° 26' 29.9"||305.26 mi||south||874.02 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Easter Island *||Fri 8:08 AM||2455 km||1526 miles||1326 nm||SSE|
|Adamstown||Fri 5:08 AM||2516 km||1563 miles||1358 nm||SSW|
|Galapagos Islands||Fri 7:08 AM||3100 km||1926 miles||1674 nm||E|
|Mexico City||Fri 7:08 AM||3441 km||2138 miles||1858 nm||NE|
|Guatemala||Fri 7:08 AM||3717 km||2310 miles||2007 nm||NE|
|Papeete||Fri 3:08 AM||3756 km||2334 miles||2028 nm||WSW|
|San Salvador||Fri 7:08 AM||3778 km||2347 miles||2040 nm||NE|
|Hermosillo||Fri 6:08 AM||3950 km||2455 miles||2133 nm||N|
|Managua||Fri 7:08 AM||3960 km||2461 miles||2138 nm||ENE|
|Tegucigalpa||Fri 7:08 AM||3979 km||2472 miles||2148 nm||NE|
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