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 Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 07:30:00 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: 0%
|Previous phase||New Moon||Friday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Friday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 07:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.05 meters/second, 1544.6 km/hour, 959.8 miles/hour or 834.0 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' 25.0"||16.00 mi||west||0° 00' 08.7"||0.17 mi||north||16.00 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 10.4"||959.57 mi||west||0° 08' 50.4"||10.13 mi||north||959.97 mi|
|24 hours||13° 32' 26.3"||901.10 mi||east||3° 55' 57.2"||270.35 mi||north||948.46 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Diego Garcia||Sat 1:30 PM||1009 km||627 miles||545 nm||NNW|
|Port Louis||Sat 11:30 AM||1990 km||1236 miles||1074 nm||WSW|
|Saint-Denis||Sat 11:30 AM||2214 km||1376 miles||1196 nm||WSW|
|Male||Sat 12:30 PM||2228 km||1384 miles||1203 nm||N|
|Amsterdam Island||Sat 12:30 PM||2439 km||1516 miles||1317 nm||S|
|Victoria||Sat 11:30 AM||2543 km||1580 miles||1373 nm||WNW|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Sat 1:00 PM||2556 km||1588 miles||1380 nm||N|
|Colombo||Sat 1:00 PM||2558 km||1589 miles||1381 nm||N|
|Antananarivo||Sat 10:30 AM||3016 km||1874 miles||1629 nm||W|
|Bangalore||Sat 1:00 PM||3193 km||1984 miles||1724 nm||N|
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