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 20:44:00 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: 2%
|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 20:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at
The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.72 meters/second, 1561.4 km/hour, 970.2 miles/hour or 843.1 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' 26.3"||16.17 mi||west||0° 00' 10.0"||0.19 mi||north||16.17 mi|
|1 hour||14° 26' 17.7"||970.04 mi||west||0° 10' 00.4"||11.47 mi||north||970.45 mi|
|24 hours||13° 05' 25.7"||879.51 mi||east||4° 18' 05.4"||295.67 mi||north||934.72 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Easter Island *||Sat 3:44 PM||1595 km||991 miles||861 nm||SSE|
|Adamstown||Sat 12:44 PM||2002 km||1244 miles||1081 nm||SW|
|Galapagos Islands||Sat 2:44 PM||3157 km||1962 miles||1705 nm||ENE|
|Papeete||Sat 10:44 AM||3705 km||2302 miles||2001 nm||W|
|Mexico City||Sat 2:44 PM||4071 km||2530 miles||2198 nm||NNE|
|Lima||Sat 3:44 PM||4140 km||2573 miles||2235 nm||E|
|Guatemala||Sat 2:44 PM||4151 km||2579 miles||2241 nm||NE|
|San Salvador||Sat 2:44 PM||4176 km||2595 miles||2255 nm||NE|
|Managua||Sat 2:44 PM||4290 km||2666 miles||2316 nm||NE|
|Quito||Sat 3:44 PM||4311 km||2679 miles||2328 nm||ENE|
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