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 02:08:00 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: 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 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.42 meters/second, 1596.3 km/hour, 991.9 miles/hour or 861.9 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' 29.9"||16.53 mi||west||0° 00' 11.0"||0.21 mi||south||16.53 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 59.8"||991.79 mi||west||0° 11' 04.9"||12.69 mi||south||991.63 mi|
|24 hours||12° 20' 02.1"||843.65 mi||east||4° 14' 00.2"||290.99 mi||south||887.24 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Victoria||Sat 6:08 AM||455 km||283 miles||246 nm||NNE|
|Moroni||Sat 5:08 AM||1260 km||783 miles||680 nm||WSW|
|Port Louis||Sat 6:08 AM||1323 km||822 miles||714 nm||SSE|
|Antananarivo||Sat 5:08 AM||1362 km||846 miles||735 nm||SSW|
|Saint-Denis||Sat 6:08 AM||1364 km||847 miles||736 nm||S|
|Mogadishu||Sat 5:08 AM||1547 km||961 miles||835 nm||NW|
|Dar es Salaam||Sat 5:08 AM||1678 km||1043 miles||906 nm||W|
|Diego Garcia||Sat 8:08 AM||1992 km||1238 miles||1076 nm||E|
|Dodoma||Sat 5:08 AM||2076 km||1290 miles||1121 nm||W|
|Nairobi||Sat 5:08 AM||2109 km||1311 miles||1139 nm||WNW|
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