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 08:44:00 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||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 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.49 meters/second, 1546.1 km/hour, 960.7 miles/hour or 834.9 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' 25.2"||16.01 mi||west||0° 00' 08.8"||0.17 mi||north||16.01 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 16.5"||960.54 mi||west||0° 08' 57.7"||10.27 mi||north||960.94 mi|
|24 hours||13° 29' 55.0"||899.10 mi||east||3° 58' 18.0"||273.04 mi||north||947.27 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Louis||Sat 12:44 PM||501 km||311 miles||270 nm||S|
|Saint-Denis||Sat 12:44 PM||635 km||395 miles||343 nm||SSW|
|Toamasina||Sat 11:44 AM||953 km||592 miles||514 nm||WSW|
|Antananarivo||Sat 11:44 AM||1167 km||725 miles||630 nm||WSW|
|Victoria||Sat 12:44 PM||1252 km||778 miles||676 nm||NNW|
|Moroni||Sat 11:44 AM||1650 km||1025 miles||891 nm||WNW|
|Diego Garcia||Sat 2:44 PM||1825 km||1134 miles||985 nm||ENE|
|Dar es Salaam||Sat 11:44 AM||2260 km||1404 miles||1220 nm||WNW|
|Mogadishu||Sat 11:44 AM||2401 km||1492 miles||1297 nm||NW|
|Lilongwe||Sat 10:44 AM||2609 km||1621 miles||1409 nm||W|
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