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 18:30:00 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 hard to see from earth.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%
|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 18:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.94 meters/second, 1558.6 km/hour, 968.5 miles/hour or 841.6 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' 26.1"||16.14 mi||west||0° 00' 09.7"||0.19 mi||north||16.14 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 06.2"||968.29 mi||west||0° 09' 49.9"||11.26 mi||north||968.70 mi|
|24 hours||13° 09' 54.9"||883.14 mi||east||4° 14' 50.9"||291.96 mi||north||937.16 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Lima||Sat 1:30 PM||708 km||440 miles||382 nm||ENE|
|Guayaquil||Sat 1:30 PM||1368 km||850 miles||738 nm||NNE|
|Quito||Sat 1:30 PM||1623 km||1008 miles||876 nm||NNE|
|Galapagos Islands||Sat 12:30 PM||1624 km||1009 miles||877 nm||NNW|
|La Paz||Sat 2:30 PM||1640 km||1019 miles||886 nm||E|
|Rio Branco||Sat 2:30 PM||1737 km||1080 miles||938 nm||ENE|
|Sucre||Sat 2:30 PM||1989 km||1236 miles||1074 nm||ESE|
|Bogota||Sat 1:30 PM||2308 km||1434 miles||1246 nm||NNE|
|Santiago *||Sat 3:30 PM||2486 km||1544 miles||1342 nm||SSE|
|Panama||Sat 1:30 PM||2590 km||1609 miles||1398 nm||N|
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