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 12:30:00 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: 1%
|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 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.82 meters/second, 1551.0 km/hour, 963.7 miles/hour or 837.5 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' 25.5"||16.06 mi||west||0° 00' 09.2"||0.18 mi||north||16.06 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 35.6"||963.60 mi||west||0° 09' 18.9"||10.68 mi||north||964.01 mi|
|24 hours||13° 22' 09.8"||893.02 mi||east||4° 05' 08.2"||280.88 mi||north||943.57 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sat 12:30 PM||979 km||608 miles||529 nm||W|
|Luanda||Sat 1:30 PM||1277 km||794 miles||690 nm||ENE|
|Windhoek *||Sat 2:30 PM||1666 km||1035 miles||899 nm||ESE|
|São Tomé||Sat 12:30 PM||1746 km||1085 miles||943 nm||NNE|
|Kinshasa||Sat 1:30 PM||1769 km||1099 miles||955 nm||NE|
|Brazzaville||Sat 1:30 PM||1771 km||1101 miles||956 nm||NE|
|Libreville||Sat 1:30 PM||1839 km||1142 miles||993 nm||NNE|
|Malabo||Sat 1:30 PM||2168 km||1347 miles||1171 nm||NNE|
|Yaoundé||Sat 1:30 PM||2279 km||1416 miles||1231 nm||NNE|
|Accra||Sat 12:30 PM||2316 km||1439 miles||1250 nm||N|
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