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 15:46:00 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: 2%
|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 Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.65 meters/second, 1503.5 km/hour, 934.3 miles/hour or 811.8 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"||15.57 mi||west||0° 00' 03.7"||0.07 mi||north||15.57 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 39.6"||933.98 mi||west||0° 03' 49.8"||4.39 mi||north||934.18 mi|
|24 hours||14° 42' 55.0"||955.89 mi||east||2° 10' 46.8"||149.92 mi||north||973.90 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Iquique *||Thu 12:46 PM||220 km||137 miles||119 nm||E|
|Arequipa||Thu 10:46 AM||416 km||258 miles||225 nm||N|
|La Paz||Thu 11:46 AM||592 km||368 miles||320 nm||NE|
|Sucre||Thu 11:46 AM||745 km||463 miles||402 nm||E|
|Machu Picchu Pueblo||Thu 10:46 AM||770 km||478 miles||416 nm||N|
|Salta||Thu 12:46 PM||876 km||545 miles||473 nm||SE|
|Lima||Thu 10:46 AM||1026 km||638 miles||554 nm||NNW|
|Rio Branco||Thu 11:46 AM||1218 km||757 miles||658 nm||NNE|
|Santiago *||Thu 12:46 PM||1485 km||923 miles||802 nm||S|
|Córdoba||Thu 12:46 PM||1492 km||927 miles||806 nm||SSE|
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