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 16:20:00 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 7:44 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Friday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 PM|
Position of the Moon
On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 16:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.18 meters/second, 1555.8 km/hour, 966.8 miles/hour or 840.1 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' 25.9"||16.11 mi||west||0° 00' 09.5"||0.18 mi||north||16.11 mi|
|1 hour||14° 25' 55.1"||966.58 mi||west||0° 09' 39.1"||11.06 mi||north||966.99 mi|
|24 hours||13° 14' 19.5"||886.69 mi||east||4° 11' 29.9"||288.13 mi||north||939.50 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Barra do Garças||Sat 1:20 PM||159 km||99 miles||86 nm||SSW|
|Goiânia *||Sat 2:20 PM||376 km||233 miles||203 nm||SE|
|Brasilia *||Sat 2:20 PM||460 km||286 miles||248 nm||ESE|
|San Ignacio de Velasco||Sat 12:20 PM||991 km||616 miles||535 nm||WSW|
|São Paulo *||Sat 2:20 PM||1150 km||714 miles||621 nm||SSE|
|Rio de Janeiro *||Sat 2:20 PM||1316 km||818 miles||711 nm||SE|
|Asuncion *||Sat 1:20 PM||1335 km||830 miles||721 nm||SSW|
|Salvador||Sat 1:20 PM||1465 km||910 miles||791 nm||E|
|Belém||Sat 1:20 PM||1491 km||927 miles||805 nm||NNE|
|Sucre||Sat 12:20 PM||1506 km||936 miles||813 nm||WSW|
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