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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 Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 23:10:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun 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: Moon 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.

Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 23:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 35' South, Longitude: 178° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.19 meters/second, 1509.1 km/hour, 937.7 miles/hour or 814.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 22.8"15.63 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 22' 57.9"937.43 miwest0° 04' 54.2"5.62 minorth937.68 mi
24 hours14° 32' 30.8"947.79 mieast2° 34' 19.9"176.91 minorth971.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tubou *Fri 12:10 PM149 km93 miles80 nmNorth N
Levuka *Fri 12:10 PM336 km209 miles181 nmNorthwest NW
Suva *Fri 12:10 PM344 km214 miles186 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 12:10 PM402 km250 miles217 nmEast-southeast ESE
Labasa *Fri 12:10 PM405 km251 miles219 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PangaiFri 12:10 PM455 km283 miles246 nmEast E
Nadi *Fri 12:10 PM456 km283 miles246 nmWest-northwest WNW
Lautoka *Fri 12:10 PM462 km287 miles250 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuFri 12:10 PM505 km314 miles273 nmEast E
AlofiThu 12:10 PM923 km574 miles498 nmEast E

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