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 13:44:00 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 hard 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 13:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.25 meters/second, 1552.5 km/hour, 964.7 miles/hour or 838.3 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' 25.7"||16.08 mi||west||0° 00' 09.3"||0.18 mi||north||16.08 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 41.7"||964.50 mi||west||0° 09' 25.4"||10.80 mi||north||964.91 mi|
|24 hours||13° 19' 40.6"||890.97 mi||east||4° 07' 12.7"||283.23 mi||north||942.25 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Jamestown||Sat 1:44 PM||913 km||567 miles||493 nm||E|
|Monrovia||Sat 1:44 PM||2375 km||1476 miles||1283 nm||N|
|Recife||Sat 10:44 AM||2381 km||1480 miles||1286 nm||WNW|
|Abidjan||Sat 1:44 PM||2500 km||1554 miles||1350 nm||NNE|
|Freetown||Sat 1:44 PM||2588 km||1608 miles||1398 nm||N|
|Yamoussoukro||Sat 1:44 PM||2594 km||1612 miles||1401 nm||NNE|
|Salvador||Sat 10:44 AM||2636 km||1638 miles||1424 nm||W|
|Conakry||Sat 1:44 PM||2700 km||1678 miles||1458 nm||N|
|Accra||Sat 1:44 PM||2735 km||1700 miles||1477 nm||NE|
|São Tomé||Sat 1:44 PM||2851 km||1771 miles||1539 nm||NE|
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