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 19:06:00 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 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.15 meters/second, 1559.3 km/hour, 968.9 miles/hour or 842.0 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"||16.15 mi||west||0° 00' 09.7"||0.19 mi||north||16.15 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 09.4"||968.76 mi||west||0° 09' 52.7"||11.32 mi||north||969.18 mi|
|24 hours||13° 08' 41.8"||882.15 mi||east||4° 15' 44.7"||292.99 mi||north||936.51 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Galapagos Islands||Sat 1:06 PM||1474 km||916 miles||796 nm||N|
|Lima||Sat 2:06 PM||1624 km||1009 miles||877 nm||E|
|Guayaquil||Sat 2:06 PM||1856 km||1153 miles||1002 nm||NE|
|Quito||Sat 2:06 PM||2122 km||1318 miles||1146 nm||NE|
|Easter Island *||Sat 2:06 PM||2319 km||1441 miles||1252 nm||SW|
|La Paz||Sat 3:06 PM||2563 km||1593 miles||1384 nm||E|
|Rio Branco||Sat 3:06 PM||2656 km||1651 miles||1434 nm||E|
|San Jose||Sat 1:06 PM||2787 km||1732 miles||1505 nm||NNE|
|Bogota||Sat 2:06 PM||2850 km||1771 miles||1539 nm||NE|
|Panama||Sat 2:06 PM||2889 km||1795 miles||1560 nm||NNE|
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