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 13:58:00 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: 46%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Friday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 13:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.19 meters/second, 1584.7 km/hour, 984.7 miles/hour or 855.7 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' 29.1"||16.41 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||south||16.41 mi|
|1 hour||14° 29' 09.3"||984.54 mi||west||0° 10' 35.8"||12.14 mi||south||984.32 mi|
|24 hours||12° 42' 20.0"||863.55 mi||east||3° 58' 18.6"||273.05 mi||south||899.61 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Easter Island *||Sat 8:58 AM||1985 km||1233 miles||1072 nm||SSE|
|Adamstown||Sat 5:58 AM||2096 km||1302 miles||1132 nm||SW|
|Galapagos Islands||Sat 7:58 AM||3232 km||2008 miles||1745 nm||ENE|
|Papeete||Sat 3:58 AM||3578 km||2223 miles||1932 nm||WSW|
|Mexico City||Sat 7:58 AM||3876 km||2408 miles||2093 nm||NNE|
|Guatemala||Sat 7:58 AM||4058 km||2521 miles||2191 nm||NE|
|San Salvador||Sat 7:58 AM||4100 km||2548 miles||2214 nm||NE|
|Managua||Sat 7:58 AM||4248 km||2640 miles||2294 nm||NE|
|Tegucigalpa||Sat 7:58 AM||4292 km||2667 miles||2317 nm||NE|
|San Jose||Sat 7:58 AM||4313 km||2680 miles||2329 nm||ENE|
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