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 Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 01:08:00 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: 40%
|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 Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 01:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.72 meters/second, 1572.2 km/hour, 976.9 miles/hour or 848.9 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' 28.2"||16.28 mi||west||0° 00' 10.0"||0.19 mi||south||16.28 mi|
|1 hour||14° 28' 16.4"||976.67 mi||west||0° 09' 58.8"||11.44 mi||south||976.42 mi|
|24 hours||13° 04' 52.7"||882.88 mi||east||3° 39' 28.5"||251.49 mi||south||911.32 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Diego Garcia||Sun 7:08 AM||1129 km||701 miles||609 nm||WNW|
|Male||Sun 6:08 AM||2047 km||1272 miles||1105 nm||NNW|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Sun 6:38 AM||2167 km||1346 miles||1170 nm||N|
|Colombo||Sun 6:38 AM||2170 km||1349 miles||1172 nm||N|
|Thiruvananthapuram||Sun 6:38 AM||2387 km||1483 miles||1289 nm||NNW|
|Madurai||Sun 6:38 AM||2520 km||1566 miles||1361 nm||N|
|Port Louis||Sun 5:08 AM||2661 km||1653 miles||1437 nm||WSW|
|Amsterdam Island||Sun 6:08 AM||2808 km||1745 miles||1516 nm||S|
|Kuala Lumpur||Sun 9:08 AM||2862 km||1778 miles||1545 nm||NE|
|Bangalore||Sun 6:38 AM||2863 km||1779 miles||1546 nm||N|
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