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 19:54:00 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 19:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.46 meters/second, 1506.5 km/hour, 936.1 miles/hour or 813.4 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"||15.60 mi||west||0° 00' 04.3"||0.08 mi||north||15.60 mi|
|1 hour||14° 22' 49.1"||935.80 mi||west||0° 04' 26.1"||5.08 mi||north||936.03 mi|
|24 hours||14° 37' 19.6"||951.53 mi||east||2° 24' 07.4"||165.21 mi||north||972.54 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Gambier Islands||Thu 10:54 AM||497 km||309 miles||268 nm||SW|
|Adamstown||Thu 11:54 AM||603 km||375 miles||326 nm||SSE|
|Papeete||Thu 9:54 AM||1900 km||1181 miles||1026 nm||W|
|Easter Island *||Thu 2:54 PM||2418 km||1503 miles||1306 nm||ESE|
|Rarotonga||Thu 9:54 AM||2928 km||1819 miles||1581 nm||W|
|Kiritimati||Fri 9:54 AM||3687 km||2291 miles||1991 nm||NW|
|Alofi||Thu 8:54 AM||4005 km||2489 miles||2163 nm||W|
|Apia *||Fri 9:54 AM||4312 km||2679 miles||2328 nm||W|
|Nukualofa||Fri 8:54 AM||4526 km||2812 miles||2444 nm||W|
|Suva *||Fri 8:54 AM||5236 km||3253 miles||2827 nm||W|
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