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 13:26:00 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 13:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.59 meters/second, 1557.3 km/hour, 967.7 miles/hour or 840.9 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' 27.2"||16.13 mi||west||0° 00' 09.2"||0.17 mi||south||16.13 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 13.9"||967.47 mi||west||0° 09' 06.9"||10.45 mi||south||967.19 mi|
|24 hours||13° 30' 29.3"||904.19 mi||east||3° 14' 00.8"||222.36 mi||south||924.18 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Galapagos Islands||Sun 7:26 AM||1708 km||1061 miles||922 nm||NNE|
|Easter Island *||Sun 8:26 AM||1902 km||1182 miles||1027 nm||SW|
|Lima||Sun 8:26 AM||2149 km||1335 miles||1160 nm||E|
|Guayaquil||Sun 8:26 AM||2301 km||1430 miles||1242 nm||NE|
|Quito||Sun 8:26 AM||2559 km||1590 miles||1382 nm||NE|
|San Jose||Sun 7:26 AM||3053 km||1897 miles||1648 nm||NNE|
|La Paz||Sun 9:26 AM||3069 km||1907 miles||1657 nm||E|
|Managua||Sun 7:26 AM||3178 km||1975 miles||1716 nm||NNE|
|Rio Branco||Sun 9:26 AM||3181 km||1977 miles||1718 nm||E|
|Panama||Sun 8:26 AM||3228 km||2006 miles||1743 nm||NE|
- Seasons Calculator
- Moon Calculator – Find times for moonrise, moonset and more
- Moon Phase Calculator – Calculate moon phases for any year
- Sunrise Calculator – Find times for sunrise, sunset and more
Related time zone tools
- The World Clock – Current times around the world
- Personal World Clock – Shows just the cities you need
- Meeting Planner – Find a suitable time for an international meeting
- Time Zone Converter – If it is 3 pm in New York, what time is it in Sydney?
- Event Time Announcer/Fixed Time – Show local times worldwide for your event.