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 02:28:00 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 02:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.33 meters/second, 1596.0 km/hour, 991.7 miles/hour or 861.8 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' 58.5"||991.60 mi||west||0° 11' 04.2"||12.68 mi||south||991.44 mi|
|24 hours||12° 20' 38.0"||844.19 mi||east||4° 13' 37.0"||290.55 mi||south||887.58 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Antsiranana||Sat 5:28 AM||401 km||249 miles||217 nm||S|
|Mamoutzou||Sat 5:28 AM||657 km||408 miles||355 nm||SW|
|Mutsamudu||Sat 5:28 AM||685 km||426 miles||370 nm||SW|
|Fomboni||Sat 5:28 AM||752 km||468 miles||406 nm||WSW|
|Moroni||Sat 5:28 AM||767 km||477 miles||414 nm||WSW|
|Victoria||Sat 6:28 AM||790 km||491 miles||426 nm||NE|
|Dar es Salaam||Sat 5:28 AM||1151 km||715 miles||622 nm||W|
|Antananarivo||Sat 5:28 AM||1156 km||718 miles||624 nm||S|
|Mogadishu||Sat 5:28 AM||1272 km||791 miles||687 nm||NNW|
|Saint-Denis||Sat 6:28 AM||1493 km||928 miles||806 nm||SSE|
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