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 20:24:00 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: 32%
|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 20:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.20 meters/second, 1548.7 km/hour, 962.3 miles/hour or 836.2 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' 26.6"||16.04 mi||west||0° 00' 08.5"||0.16 mi||south||16.04 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 37.4"||962.04 mi||west||0° 08' 31.9"||9.78 mi||south||961.75 mi|
|24 hours||13° 44' 53.9"||915.73 mi||east||2° 57' 22.6"||203.30 mi||south||931.15 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Luganville||Mon 7:24 AM||487 km||303 miles||263 nm||E|
|Port Vila||Mon 7:24 AM||648 km||403 miles||350 nm||ESE|
|Honiara||Mon 7:24 AM||748 km||465 miles||404 nm||NNW|
|Noumea||Mon 7:24 AM||834 km||518 miles||450 nm||SSE|
|Brisbane||Mon 6:24 AM||1641 km||1020 miles||886 nm||SW|
|Suva *||Mon 9:24 AM||1704 km||1059 miles||920 nm||ESE|
|Yaren||Mon 8:24 AM||1738 km||1080 miles||939 nm||NNE|
|Cairns||Mon 6:24 AM||1806 km||1122 miles||975 nm||W|
|Port Moresby||Mon 6:24 AM||1813 km||1126 miles||979 nm||WNW|
|Funafuti||Mon 8:24 AM||1969 km||1224 miles||1063 nm||ENE|
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