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 12:24:00 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: 0%
|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 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.74 meters/second, 1521.9 km/hour, 945.6 miles/hour or 821.7 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' 23.6"||15.76 mi||west||0° 00' 06.5"||0.13 mi||north||15.76 mi|
|1 hour||14° 23' 43.8"||945.40 mi||west||0° 06' 41.0"||7.66 mi||north||945.74 mi|
|24 hours||14° 10' 00.9"||930.40 mi||east||3° 12' 17.8"||220.39 mi||north||964.01 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Fri 12:24 PM||469 km||291 miles||253 nm||NE|
|Luanda||Fri 1:24 PM||2656 km||1650 miles||1434 nm||ENE|
|Abidjan||Fri 12:24 PM||2678 km||1664 miles||1446 nm||NNE|
|São Tomé||Fri 12:24 PM||2712 km||1685 miles||1464 nm||NE|
|Monrovia||Fri 12:24 PM||2728 km||1695 miles||1473 nm||N|
|Windhoek *||Fri 2:24 PM||2797 km||1738 miles||1510 nm||ESE|
|Yamoussoukro||Fri 12:24 PM||2815 km||1749 miles||1520 nm||N|
|Accra||Fri 12:24 PM||2823 km||1754 miles||1524 nm||NNE|
|Libreville||Fri 1:24 PM||2918 km||1813 miles||1576 nm||NE|
|Lome||Fri 12:24 PM||2942 km||1828 miles||1589 nm||NNE|
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