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 20:08:00 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: 54%
|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 20:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.83 meters/second, 1601.4 km/hour, 995.1 miles/hour or 864.7 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' 30.4"||16.58 mi||west||0° 00' 11.2"||0.22 mi||south||16.58 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 22.9"||994.89 mi||west||0° 11' 15.9"||12.90 mi||south||994.76 mi|
|24 hours||12° 09' 33.7"||833.94 mi||east||4° 20' 21.9"||298.24 mi||south||881.01 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Mount Hagen||Sat 6:08 AM||359 km||223 miles||194 nm||ENE|
|Jayapura||Sat 5:08 AM||552 km||343 miles||298 nm||N|
|Lae||Sat 6:08 AM||621 km||386 miles||335 nm||E|
|Port Moresby||Sat 6:08 AM||672 km||418 miles||363 nm||ESE|
|Manokwari||Sat 5:08 AM||1095 km||681 miles||592 nm||NW|
|Cairns||Sat 6:08 AM||1147 km||713 miles||619 nm||SSE|
|Darwin||Sat 5:38 AM||1283 km||797 miles||693 nm||WSW|
|Dili||Sat 5:08 AM||1750 km||1087 miles||945 nm||W|
|Melekeok||Sat 5:08 AM||1820 km||1131 miles||983 nm||NNW|
|Alice Springs||Sat 5:38 AM||1968 km||1223 miles||1063 nm||SSW|
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