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 7:44 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Friday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 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 429.06 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' 10.5"||959.58 mi||west||0° 08' 50.5"||10.13 mi||north||959.98 mi|
|24 hours||13° 32' 23.9"||901.07 mi||east||3° 55' 59.2"||270.39 mi||north||948.44 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||999 km||621 miles||539 nm||NNW|
|Port Louis||Sat 11:30 AM||1962 km||1219 miles||1060 nm||WSW|
|Saint-Denis||Sat 11:30 AM||2187 km||1359 miles||1181 nm||WSW|
|Male||Sat 12:30 PM||2224 km||1382 miles||1201 nm||N|
|Amsterdam Island||Sat 12:30 PM||2442 km||1517 miles||1318 nm||S|
|Victoria||Sat 11:30 AM||2517 km||1564 miles||1359 nm||WNW|
|Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte||Sat 1:00 PM||2561 km||1591 miles||1383 nm||NNE|
|Colombo||Sat 1:00 PM||2563 km||1593 miles||1384 nm||N|
|Antananarivo||Sat 10:30 AM||2988 km||1857 miles||1613 nm||W|
|Bangalore||Sat 1:00 PM||3195 km||1985 miles||1725 nm||N|
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