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 13:18:00 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 13:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.23 meters/second, 1606.4 km/hour, 998.2 miles/hour or 867.4 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' 46.8"||998.11 mi||west||0° 11' 25.6"||13.09 mi||south||998.02 mi|
|24 hours||11° 58' 25.5"||823.49 mi||east||4° 26' 22.1"||305.12 mi||south||874.18 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Fri 5:18 AM||2379 km||1478 miles||1285 nm||SSW|
|Easter Island *||Fri 8:18 AM||2548 km||1584 miles||1376 nm||SSE|
|Galapagos Islands||Fri 7:18 AM||3364 km||2091 miles||1817 nm||E|
|Papeete||Fri 3:18 AM||3508 km||2180 miles||1894 nm||WSW|
|Mexico City||Fri 7:18 AM||3602 km||2238 miles||1945 nm||NE|
|Guatemala||Fri 7:18 AM||3933 km||2444 miles||2123 nm||NE|
|San Salvador||Fri 7:18 AM||4000 km||2485 miles||2160 nm||ENE|
|Hermosillo||Fri 6:18 AM||4005 km||2488 miles||2162 nm||NNE|
|Managua||Fri 7:18 AM||4194 km||2606 miles||2265 nm||ENE|
|Tegucigalpa||Fri 7:18 AM||4204 km||2612 miles||2270 nm||ENE|
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