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 7:44 PM|
|Next phase||First Quarter||Friday, January 18, 2013 at 11:45 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"||970.12 mi||west||0° 10' 00.5"||11.47 mi||north||970.53 mi|
|24 hours||13° 05' 23.3"||879.54 mi||east||4° 18' 07.0"||295.72 mi||north||934.77 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||1606 km||998 miles||867 nm||SSE|
|Adamstown||Sat 12:44 PM||1980 km||1230 miles||1069 nm||SW|
|Galapagos Islands||Sat 2:44 PM||3184 km||1978 miles||1719 nm||ENE|
|Papeete||Sat 10:44 AM||3676 km||2284 miles||1985 nm||W|
|Mexico City||Sat 2:44 PM||4084 km||2538 miles||2205 nm||NNE|
|Lima||Sat 3:44 PM||4169 km||2591 miles||2251 nm||E|
|Guatemala||Sat 2:44 PM||4170 km||2591 miles||2252 nm||NE|
|San Salvador||Sat 2:44 PM||4196 km||2607 miles||2266 nm||NE|
|Managua||Sat 2:44 PM||4312 km||2679 miles||2328 nm||NE|
|Quito||Sat 3:44 PM||4338 km||2696 miles||2343 nm||ENE|
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