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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 02:34:00 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: 29%
|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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.10 meters/second, 1541.2 km/hour, 957.6 miles/hour or 832.2 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' 26.1"||15.96 mi||west||0° 00' 08.0"||0.15 mi||south||15.96 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 05.0"||957.34 mi||west||0° 07' 57.7"||9.13 mi||south||957.05 mi|
|24 hours||13° 57' 17.3"||925.52 mi||east||2° 41' 22.9"||184.98 mi||south||937.16 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Diego Garcia||Mon 8:34 AM||1027 km||638 miles||555 nm||N|
|Port Louis||Mon 6:34 AM||1775 km||1103 miles||958 nm||WSW|
|Saint-Denis||Mon 6:34 AM||1999 km||1242 miles||1079 nm||WSW|
|Male||Mon 7:34 AM||2288 km||1422 miles||1236 nm||N|
|Amsterdam Island||Mon 7:34 AM||2387 km||1483 miles||1289 nm||S|
|Victoria||Mon 6:34 AM||2402 km||1492 miles||1297 nm||WNW|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Mon 8:04 AM||2673 km||1661 miles||1443 nm||NNE|
|Antananarivo||Mon 5:34 AM||2804 km||1742 miles||1514 nm||W|
|Bangalore||Mon 8:04 AM||3286 km||2042 miles||1774 nm||N|
|Moroni||Mon 5:34 AM||3343 km||2077 miles||1805 nm||W|
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