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 Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 00:26:00 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: 11%
|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 Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.43 meters/second, 1499.1 km/hour, 931.5 miles/hour or 809.5 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' 22.7"||15.53 mi||west||0° 00' 02.3"||0.04 mi||south||15.53 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 49.0"||931.19 mi||west||0° 02' 11.3"||2.51 mi||south||931.08 mi|
|24 hours||14° 59' 58.4"||971.26 mi||east||0° 10' 24.5"||11.94 mi||south||970.78 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tennant Creek||Wed 9:56 AM||174 km||108 miles||94 nm||NE|
|Alice Springs||Wed 9:56 AM||359 km||223 miles||194 nm||SSE|
|Darwin||Wed 9:56 AM||926 km||575 miles||500 nm||NNW|
|Eucla||Wed 9:11 AM||1290 km||802 miles||697 nm||SSW|
|Cairns||Wed 10:26 AM||1420 km||882 miles||767 nm||ENE|
|Dili||Wed 9:26 AM||1546 km||960 miles||835 nm||NNW|
|Adelaide *||Wed 10:56 AM||1685 km||1047 miles||910 nm||SSE|
|Port Moresby||Wed 10:26 AM||1970 km||1224 miles||1064 nm||NE|
|Perth||Wed 8:26 AM||2109 km||1311 miles||1139 nm||SW|
|Jayapura||Wed 9:26 AM||2171 km||1349 miles||1173 nm||NNE|
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