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 20:18:00 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: 54%
|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 20:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.80 meters/second, 1601.3 km/hour, 995.0 miles/hour or 864.6 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' 22.3"||994.82 mi||west||0° 11' 15.7"||12.90 mi||south||994.69 mi|
|24 hours||12° 09' 48.8"||834.17 mi||east||4° 20' 13.1"||298.07 mi||south||881.16 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jayapura||Sat 5:18 AM||572 km||355 miles||309 nm||NNE|
|Mount Hagen||Sat 6:18 AM||578 km||359 miles||312 nm||ENE|
|Lae||Sat 6:18 AM||857 km||533 miles||463 nm||E|
|Port Moresby||Sat 6:18 AM||898 km||558 miles||485 nm||ESE|
|Manokwari||Sat 5:18 AM||934 km||580 miles||504 nm||NW|
|Darwin||Sat 5:48 AM||1074 km||667 miles||580 nm||WSW|
|Cairns||Sat 6:18 AM||1259 km||782 miles||680 nm||SSE|
|Dili||Sat 5:18 AM||1513 km||940 miles||817 nm||W|
|Melekeok||Sat 5:18 AM||1738 km||1080 miles||938 nm||NNW|
|Alice Springs||Sat 5:48 AM||1883 km||1170 miles||1017 nm||SSW|
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