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 Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 11:20:00 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: 3%
|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 Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.91 meters/second, 1500.9 km/hour, 932.6 miles/hour or 810.4 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' 22.5"||15.54 mi||west||0° 00' 03.0"||0.06 mi||north||15.54 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 31.4"||932.32 mi||west||0° 03' 10.2"||3.64 mi||north||932.48 mi|
|24 hours||14° 48' 12.4"||960.06 mi||east||1° 56' 02.7"||133.04 mi||north||974.99 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Thu 11:20 AM||590 km||366 miles||318 nm||NE|
|Luanda||Thu 12:20 PM||2690 km||1672 miles||1453 nm||ENE|
|Windhoek *||Thu 1:20 PM||2693 km||1673 miles||1454 nm||E|
|São Tomé||Thu 11:20 AM||2848 km||1769 miles||1538 nm||NE|
|Abidjan||Thu 11:20 AM||2888 km||1795 miles||1560 nm||N|
|Monrovia||Thu 11:20 AM||2959 km||1839 miles||1598 nm||N|
|Accra||Thu 11:20 AM||3016 km||1874 miles||1628 nm||NNE|
|Yamoussoukro||Thu 11:20 AM||3031 km||1883 miles||1637 nm||N|
|Libreville||Thu 12:20 PM||3038 km||1888 miles||1640 nm||NE|
|Cape Town||Thu 1:20 PM||3075 km||1910 miles||1660 nm||SE|
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