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 15:34:00 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: 23%
|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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.88 meters/second, 1526.0 km/hour, 948.2 miles/hour or 824.0 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' 25.0"||15.80 mi||west||0° 00' 06.5"||0.13 mi||south||15.80 mi|
|1 hour||14° 24' 58.4"||947.87 mi||west||0° 06' 34.9"||7.55 mi||south||947.60 mi|
|24 hours||14° 21' 34.5"||944.15 mi||east||2° 03' 39.2"||141.75 mi||south||949.03 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Easter Island *||Mon 10:34 AM||1101 km||684 miles||595 nm||SSE|
|Adamstown||Mon 7:34 AM||1839 km||1143 miles||993 nm||WSW|
|Galapagos Islands||Mon 9:34 AM||3273 km||2034 miles||1767 nm||ENE|
|Papeete||Mon 5:34 AM||3770 km||2343 miles||2036 nm||W|
|Lima||Mon 10:34 AM||4018 km||2497 miles||2170 nm||E|
|Quito||Mon 10:34 AM||4353 km||2705 miles||2350 nm||ENE|
|Guatemala||Mon 9:34 AM||4438 km||2758 miles||2397 nm||NE|
|San Salvador||Mon 9:34 AM||4445 km||2762 miles||2400 nm||NE|
|Mexico City||Mon 9:34 AM||4456 km||2769 miles||2406 nm||NNE|
|San Jose||Mon 9:34 AM||4516 km||2806 miles||2438 nm||NE|
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