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 01:26:00 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 10:23 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 01:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.60 meters/second, 1596.9 km/hour, 992.3 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' 02.7"||992.12 mi||west||0° 11' 06.3"||12.72 mi||south||991.96 mi|
|24 hours||12° 18' 44.9"||842.41 mi||east||4° 14' 49.1"||291.90 mi||south||886.43 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Diego Garcia||Sat 7:26 AM||848 km||527 miles||458 nm||E|
|Victoria||Sat 5:26 AM||1119 km||695 miles||604 nm||WNW|
|Port Louis||Sat 5:26 AM||1516 km||942 miles||818 nm||SSW|
|Male||Sat 6:26 AM||1699 km||1056 miles||917 nm||NE|
|Saint-Denis||Sat 5:26 AM||1703 km||1058 miles||919 nm||SW|
|Antananarivo||Sat 4:26 AM||2197 km||1365 miles||1186 nm||WSW|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Sat 6:56 AM||2309 km||1435 miles||1247 nm||NE|
|Colombo||Sat 6:56 AM||2384 km||1481 miles||1287 nm||NE|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Sat 6:56 AM||2386 km||1482 miles||1288 nm||NE|
|Moroni||Sat 4:26 AM||2389 km||1484 miles||1290 nm||W|
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