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 02:18:00 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 10:23 AM|
|Next phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.38 meters/second, 1596.2 km/hour, 991.8 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' 59.2"||991.64 mi||west||0° 11' 04.6"||12.69 mi||south||991.47 mi|
|24 hours||12° 20' 17.9"||843.83 mi||east||4° 13' 49.9"||290.77 mi||south||887.33 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Antsiranana||Sat 5:18 AM||518 km||322 miles||279 nm||SW|
|Victoria||Sat 6:18 AM||567 km||352 miles||306 nm||NE|
|Mamoutzou||Sat 5:18 AM||894 km||556 miles||483 nm||WSW|
|Mutsamudu||Sat 5:18 AM||944 km||587 miles||510 nm||WSW|
|Fomboni||Sat 5:18 AM||1015 km||631 miles||548 nm||WSW|
|Moroni||Sat 5:18 AM||1041 km||647 miles||562 nm||WSW|
|Antananarivo||Sat 5:18 AM||1248 km||775 miles||674 nm||SSW|
|Port Louis||Sat 6:18 AM||1396 km||868 miles||754 nm||SSE|
|Saint-Denis||Sat 6:18 AM||1399 km||869 miles||755 nm||SSE|
|Mogadishu||Sat 5:18 AM||1407 km||874 miles||760 nm||NNW|
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