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 Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 00:36:00 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: 52%
|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 Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.80 meters/second, 1597.7 km/hour, 992.7 miles/hour or 862.7 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' 30.0"||16.54 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||south||16.55 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 06.0"||992.57 mi||west||0° 11' 08.0"||12.75 mi||south||992.42 mi|
|24 hours||12° 17' 16.0"||841.06 mi||east||4° 15' 44.9"||292.96 mi||south||885.57 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Diego Garcia||Sat 6:36 AM||506 km||314 miles||273 nm||WNW|
|Addu City||Sat 5:36 AM||941 km||585 miles||508 nm||NNW|
|Male||Sat 5:36 AM||1431 km||889 miles||773 nm||NNW|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Sat 6:06 AM||1713 km||1065 miles||925 nm||NNE|
|Colombo||Sat 6:06 AM||1716 km||1066 miles||926 nm||N|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Sat 6:06 AM||1859 km||1155 miles||1004 nm||N|
|Madurai||Sat 6:06 AM||2020 km||1255 miles||1091 nm||N|
|Bangalore||Sat 6:06 AM||2354 km||1463 miles||1271 nm||N|
|Chennai||Sat 6:06 AM||2395 km||1488 miles||1293 nm||N|
|Victoria||Sat 4:36 AM||2406 km||1495 miles||1299 nm||W|
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