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 14:08:00 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: 34%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Friday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 14:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.36 meters/second, 1556.5 km/hour, 967.2 miles/hour or 840.4 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"||16.12 mi||west||0° 00' 09.0"||0.17 mi||south||16.12 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 10.5"||966.88 mi||west||0° 09' 03.7"||10.38 mi||south||966.60 mi|
|24 hours||13° 31' 54.5"||905.28 mi||east||3° 12' 27.3"||220.56 mi||south||924.81 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Easter Island *||Sun 9:08 AM||1397 km||868 miles||754 nm||SSW|
|Galapagos Islands||Sun 8:08 AM||2412 km||1499 miles||1302 nm||NE|
|Adamstown||Sun 6:08 AM||2712 km||1685 miles||1465 nm||WSW|
|Lima||Sun 9:08 AM||3208 km||1993 miles||1732 nm||E|
|Quito||Sun 9:08 AM||3479 km||2162 miles||1878 nm||ENE|
|San Salvador||Sun 8:08 AM||3680 km||2287 miles||1987 nm||NNE|
|San Jose||Sun 8:08 AM||3687 km||2291 miles||1991 nm||NE|
|Guatemala||Sun 8:08 AM||3694 km||2295 miles||1995 nm||NNE|
|Managua||Sun 8:08 AM||3721 km||2312 miles||2009 nm||NE|
|Tegucigalpa||Sun 8:08 AM||3832 km||2381 miles||2069 nm||NE|
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