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 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: 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 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.78 meters/second, 1550.8 km/hour, 963.6 miles/hour or 837.4 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' 25.4"||16.06 mi||west||0° 00' 09.2"||0.18 mi||north||16.06 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 35.0"||963.44 mi||west||0° 09' 18.2"||10.66 mi||north||963.85 mi|
|24 hours||13° 22' 24.4"||893.15 mi||east||4° 04' 55.8"||280.62 mi||north||943.62 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lubango||Sat 1:24 PM||905 km||562 miles||489 nm||E|
|Luanda||Sat 1:24 PM||1126 km||700 miles||608 nm||NE|
|Jamestown||Sat 12:24 PM||1162 km||722 miles||627 nm||W|
|Windhoek *||Sat 2:24 PM||1511 km||939 miles||816 nm||SE|
|Kinshasa||Sat 1:24 PM||1637 km||1017 miles||884 nm||NE|
|Brazzaville||Sat 1:24 PM||1639 km||1019 miles||885 nm||NE|
|São Tomé||Sat 12:24 PM||1718 km||1067 miles||928 nm||N|
|Libreville||Sat 1:24 PM||1781 km||1106 miles||961 nm||NNE|
|Malabo||Sat 1:24 PM||2125 km||1321 miles||1148 nm||NNE|
|Yaoundé||Sat 1:24 PM||2213 km||1375 miles||1195 nm||NNE|
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