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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 23:30:00 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 23:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 33' South, Longitude: 176° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.26 meters/second, 1509.4 km/hour, 937.9 miles/hour or 815.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.63 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 22' 59.0"937.60 miwest0° 04' 57.0"5.67 minorth937.86 mi
24 hours345° 27' 59.7"947.39 miwest2° 35' 21.3"178.08 minorth971.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Nadi *Fri 12:30 PM215 km134 miles116 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Lautoka *Fri 12:30 PM237 km147 miles128 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Suva *Fri 12:30 PM254 km158 miles137 nmNortheast NE
Levuka *Fri 12:30 PM320 km199 miles173 nmNortheast NE
Labasa *Fri 12:30 PM458 km285 miles248 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaFri 12:30 PM882 km548 miles476 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaFri 10:30 AM889 km552 miles480 nmWest-northwest WNW
PangaiFri 12:30 PM957 km595 miles517 nmEast E
NeiafuFri 12:30 PM1004 km624 miles542 nmEast E
NoumeaFri 10:30 AM1090 km677 miles589 nmWest-southwest WSW

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