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 17:20:00 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.
The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.
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 17:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.95 meters/second, 1504.6 km/hour, 934.9 miles/hour or 812.4 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' 22.7"||15.58 mi||west||0° 00' 04.0"||0.08 mi||north||15.58 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 43.0"||934.64 mi||west||0° 04' 03.7"||4.66 mi||north||934.85 mi|
|24 hours||14° 40' 51.9"||954.29 mi||east||2° 15' 53.5"||155.78 mi||north||973.42 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Easter Island *||Thu 12:20 PM||1677 km||1042 miles||905 nm||WSW|
|Lima||Thu 12:20 PM||2092 km||1300 miles||1130 nm||ENE|
|Galapagos Islands||Thu 11:20 AM||2188 km||1360 miles||1181 nm||NNE|
|Guayaquil||Thu 12:20 PM||2549 km||1584 miles||1376 nm||NE|
|Santiago *||Thu 2:20 PM||2813 km||1748 miles||1519 nm||SE|
|Quito||Thu 12:20 PM||2818 km||1751 miles||1521 nm||NE|
|La Paz||Thu 1:20 PM||2843 km||1767 miles||1535 nm||E|
|Sucre||Thu 1:20 PM||3098 km||1925 miles||1673 nm||E|
|Rio Branco||Thu 1:20 PM||3101 km||1927 miles||1674 nm||ENE|
|Córdoba||Thu 2:20 PM||3309 km||2056 miles||1787 nm||ESE|
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