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 21:34:00 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: 31%
|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 21:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.80 meters/second, 1547.3 km/hour, 961.4 miles/hour or 835.5 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"||16.02 mi||west||0° 00' 08.5"||0.16 mi||south||16.02 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 31.3"||961.16 mi||west||0° 08' 25.8"||9.66 mi||south||960.87 mi|
|24 hours||13° 47' 14.4"||917.60 mi||east||2° 54' 28.9"||199.98 mi||south||932.29 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Cairns||Mon 7:34 AM||125 km||78 miles||67 nm||SSW|
|Port Moresby||Mon 7:34 AM||716 km||445 miles||386 nm||N|
|Lae||Mon 7:34 AM||1011 km||628 miles||546 nm||N|
|Brisbane||Mon 7:34 AM||1477 km||918 miles||797 nm||SSE|
|Alice Springs||Mon 7:04 AM||1545 km||960 miles||834 nm||SW|
|Jayapura||Mon 6:34 AM||1582 km||983 miles||854 nm||NNW|
|Honiara||Mon 8:34 AM||1667 km||1036 miles||900 nm||ENE|
|Darwin||Mon 7:04 AM||1683 km||1046 miles||909 nm||W|
|Sydney *||Mon 8:34 AM||2064 km||1283 miles||1115 nm||SSE|
|Manokwari||Mon 6:34 AM||2114 km||1314 miles||1142 nm||NW|
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