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 Friday, January 11, 2013 at 06:30:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Friday, January 11, 2013 at 7:44 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.05 meters/second, 1515.8 km/hour, 941.9 miles/hour or 818.4 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' 23.2"||15.70 mi||west||0° 00' 05.9"||0.11 mi||north||15.70 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 21.5"||941.60 mi||west||0° 05' 55.0"||6.78 mi||north||941.90 mi|
|24 hours||14° 20' 33.2"||938.54 mi||east||2° 56' 06.6"||201.85 mi||north||967.62 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Diego Garcia||Fri 12:30 PM||1326 km||824 miles||716 nm||NNW|
|Port Louis||Fri 10:30 AM||1899 km||1180 miles||1026 nm||W|
|Amsterdam Island||Fri 11:30 AM||2101 km||1306 miles||1134 nm||S|
|Saint-Denis||Fri 10:30 AM||2115 km||1314 miles||1142 nm||W|
|Male||Fri 11:30 AM||2565 km||1594 miles||1385 nm||N|
|Victoria||Fri 10:30 AM||2697 km||1676 miles||1456 nm||WNW|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Fri 12:00 Noon||2895 km||1799 miles||1563 nm||N|
|Antananarivo||Fri 9:30 AM||2951 km||1833 miles||1593 nm||W|
|Port-aux-Francais||Fri 11:30 AM||3409 km||2118 miles||1841 nm||S|
|Bangalore||Fri 12:00 Noon||3534 km||2196 miles||1908 nm||N|
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