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 01:18:00 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: 51%
|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 Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 01:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.62 meters/second, 1597.0 km/hour, 992.4 miles/hour or 862.3 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||16.54 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 03.1"||992.25 mi||west||0° 11' 06.6"||12.73 mi||south||992.09 mi|
|24 hours||12° 18' 32.6"||842.28 mi||east||4° 14' 56.9"||292.07 mi||south||886.38 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Diego Garcia||Sat 7:18 AM||666 km||414 miles||360 nm||E|
|Victoria||Sat 5:18 AM||1290 km||802 miles||697 nm||WNW|
|Male||Sat 6:18 AM||1599 km||994 miles||863 nm||NNE|
|Port Louis||Sat 5:18 AM||1618 km||1005 miles||874 nm||SW|
|Saint-Denis||Sat 5:18 AM||1816 km||1128 miles||980 nm||SW|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Sat 6:48 AM||2205 km||1370 miles||1190 nm||NNE|
|Colombo||Sat 6:48 AM||2257 km||1402 miles||1219 nm||NE|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Sat 6:48 AM||2258 km||1403 miles||1219 nm||NE|
|Antananarivo||Sat 4:18 AM||2352 km||1462 miles||1270 nm||WSW|
|Madurai||Sat 6:48 AM||2405 km||1495 miles||1299 nm||NNE|
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