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 12:56:00 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: 35%
|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 12:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.76 meters/second, 1557.9 km/hour, 968.1 miles/hour or 841.2 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' 27.2"||16.13 mi||west||0° 00' 09.2"||0.18 mi||south||16.13 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 16.6"||967.79 mi||west||0° 09' 09.2"||10.49 mi||south||967.51 mi|
|24 hours||13° 29' 26.8"||903.28 mi||east||3° 15' 08.8"||223.64 mi||south||923.61 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lima||Sun 7:56 AM||1375 km||855 miles||743 nm||E|
|Galapagos Islands||Sun 6:56 AM||1510 km||938 miles||816 nm||N|
|Guayaquil||Sun 7:56 AM||1723 km||1071 miles||930 nm||NE|
|Quito||Sun 7:56 AM||1992 km||1238 miles||1076 nm||NE|
|La Paz||Sun 8:56 AM||2299 km||1428 miles||1241 nm||E|
|Rio Branco||Sun 8:56 AM||2409 km||1497 miles||1301 nm||E|
|Easter Island *||Sun 7:56 AM||2483 km||1543 miles||1341 nm||SW|
|Sucre||Sun 8:56 AM||2626 km||1632 miles||1418 nm||ESE|
|Bogota||Sun 7:56 AM||2718 km||1689 miles||1468 nm||NE|
|San Jose||Sun 6:56 AM||2773 km||1723 miles||1497 nm||NNE|
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